Pudhari Online Desk: The third match of the five-Test series between India and England will be played in Rajkot from 15th February. That’s a big blow for Team India. Experienced batsman Virat Kohli has given his name in the remaining three Test matches of the series. According to media reports, Virat has informed BCCI about his decision. (IND vs ENG)
Kohli informed BCCI about his availability on Friday. On the same day, the selectors held an online meeting to decide the alliance for the Tests to be held in Rajkot, Ranchi and Dharamshala. (IND vs ENG)
At the beginning of the series, Kohli spoke to Indian captain Rohit Sharma, the association administration and selectors and reassured them that representing the country has always been his top priority. However, some individual circumstances demand his presence and complete attention. Later the board said that it respects Virat’s decision.
In the beginning of the series against England, Virat would have conveyed his decision to the Indian team captain Rohit Sharma, the team administration and the selectors. In this, Virat would have said that he will be absent from the first two Test matches due to personal reasons. After this, BCCI held extensive discussions to select Sangha for the third match of the series. This time he asked to take the fertilized Samyantoon Maghar.
Virat Pathopath Shreyas Ayyarchi Maliktoon Maghar
Indian national team’s middle order batsman Shreyas Iyer will not be able to play the next three tests. Iyer is out of the league due to injury. National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore is the next progressive Laksh Thevel. While playing forward defence, Iyer complained of having pain in his waist and back.
The comeback of Rahul and Jadeja
Batsman KL Rahul and eight-ball Ravindra Jadeja could not play the second test of the series. Both of them have been declared healthy and have bounced back from their injuries. Jadeja got injured on the fourth day of the Hyderabad Test. Meanwhile, Rahulla would complain that he was getting hurt.
Akash Deepla Sandhi
The senior selection committee has decided to select bowler Akash Deepchi for the remaining three test matches. Due to this, Avesh Khanla has been dropped.
🚨 NEWS 🚨#TeamIndia‘s Squad for final three Tests against England announced.
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