Wasim Jaffer on KL Rahul

Indian opener KL Rahul is reportedly mentioned to overlook the upcoming tour to England because the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) plans to ship the Indian vice-captain to Germany for medical therapy.

On the eve of the T20I collection in opposition to South Africa, Rahul, who was set to steer India in Rohit Sharma’s absence, was dominated out of the five-match collection owing to a groin damage. Based on a report by Cricbuzz, the BCCI has determined to ship the Karnataka participant to Germany by the tip of June or in early July.

BCCI confirms that KL Rahul to overlook England tour

“That’s right, the board is engaged on his health and he will probably be going to Germany quickly,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah instructed Cricbuzz on Thursday (June 16).

KL Rahul
KL Rahul. (Photograph: Twitter)

Rahul’s therapy signifies that he’ll miss the rescheduled Take a look at and 6 white-ball video games (three ODIs and as many T20Is) in opposition to England subsequent month. Rahul, who scored 315 runs in 4 Assessments at 39.38 in opposition to England final yr, hasn’t performed for India since February and his final Take a look at look was made in January in opposition to South Africa.

Who will change KL Rahul in England?

Rahul additionally missed the Take a look at collection in opposition to Sri Lanka in India as a consequence of an damage. Indian crew’s Take a look at contingent with a couple of members of the teaching employees left for England from Mumbai on Thursday morning.

Based on a report by Cricbuzz, there was no plan to announce Rahul’s substitute, except after all there was a request from the crew administration. The BCCI should identify a vice-captain after the most recent growth. Wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant, who’s main India within the ongoing T20I collection in opposition to South Africa, could possibly be the front-runner for the vice-captain’s position.

KL Rahul
KL Rahul (Picture Credit score: Twitter)

Rahul’s Karnataka and India teammate Mayank Agarwal may possible change him within the Take a look at squad for the rescheduled fifth Take a look at, beginning on July 1 at Edgbaston in Birmingham. India is main the five-match collection 2-1 and the crew has an ideal alternative to win their first Take a look at collection in England since 2007.

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