ZIM VS IND: Following a medical clearance from the BCCI, KL Rahul has been selected India’s captain for the ODI series against Zimbabwe, which begins on August 18. The BCCI medical staff has given Rahul the all-clear to play in the upcoming three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe. With Covid-19 extending his absence off the field due to a sports hernia, the opener has been out for some time.

Shikhar Dhawan is about to serve as the tour’s captain. But now that Rahul has the go-ahead, Dhawan will serve as vice-captain. Dhawan was chosen as the captain for the Zimbabwe tour. After leading the Indian team to a 3-0 victory against the West Indies last month. Senior players Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah, and Hardik Pandya are rested.

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ZIM VS IND: Players Returning To The ODI Squad

ZIM VS IND: KL Rahul Returns To Captain India On Zimbabwe Tour
ZIM VS IND: KL Rahul Returns To Captain India On Zimbabwe Tour

The other players who made their way back into the ODI team after recuperating from injuries were Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, and Deepak Chahar. The group also included another fresh face in Rahul Tripathi. Rahul led the squad in South Africa during the second Test match. And then the entire leg of ODIs before making his final appearance for India against the West Indies in February.

After receiving the go-ahead from the BCCI medical staff. They have recommended a two-week post-Covid-19 recuperation period, and Rahul is in addition. Rahul is thought to have caught injury a week. Before, he was supposed to leave for the West Indies in the middle of July for the five-match T20I series. Rahul is in pick last week to play for India at full strength in the Asia Cup. Starting on August 27 in the United Arab Emirates.

ZIM VS IND: KL Rahul’s Current Position

Rahul had to complete the required cardiovascular test once he recovered from Covid, gradually increasing his training regimen. Rahul, according to reports, has started batting and training hard over the previous week. He then had a medical evaluation.

Since guiding the brand-new Lucknow Super Giants to the playoffs in the IPL 2022, Rahul hasn’t played any competitive cricket. He is initially about to travel to Birmingham with the England tour group for the fifth Test in early July. But he did withdraw owing to a groin complaint later diagnosed as a sports hernia. Rahul will serve as India’s captain for a second time.

His initial spell was by no means noteworthy. India thrashed 3-0 in ODIs earlier this year in South Africa.

India ODI Squad: KL Rahul (c), Shikhar Dhawan (vc), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Mohd Siraj, Deepak Chahar.

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