Indian senior bowler Ravi Ashwin, who had examined constructive for coronavirus, will reportedly arrive within the UK within the subsequent few days for the upcoming India tour of England, and be a part of the remainder of the India squad for a warm-up sport, which shall be performed on June 24. He’s additionally within the squad for the one-off Check match in opposition to England that shall be performed on July 1 in Edgbaston, Birmingham.
The report additionally said that off-spinner Jayant Yadav was thought-about as a substitute in case Ashwin wouldn’t have made a restoration, based on Hindustan Instances. Ashwin was additionally a part of the unique India squad that toured England final yr for the primary 4 Check matches however didn’t make the beginning XI in any of the video games. Nevertheless, he was within the crew that performed Sri Lanka in March at Bengaluru, the place he picked up six wickets and likewise turned the primary participant to scalp 100 wickets within the World Check Championship.
Ashwin, the second-ranked allrounder in Checks based on ICC rankings, is just eight wickets shy of reaching the milestone of 450 wickets and 46 wickets of 700 worldwide wickets. He’s additionally 69 runs wanting finishing 3000 runs with the bat in Check cricket.
Rahul Dravid, Rishabh Pant, and Shreyas Iyer have joined the squad
Head coach Rahul Dravid and batters Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant have joined the remainder of the squad in Leicester after finishing the T20I collection at dwelling in opposition to South Africa. The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) is but to announce the substitute for the opener KL Rahul, who’s out as a consequence of a groin damage.
Rahul was additionally dominated out injured for the T20I collection in opposition to the Proteas after being initially named because the captain within the absence of Rohit Sharma, who was rested for the collection. India at present lead the five-match Check collection by 2-1 over the hosts after successful the second Check at Lord’s and the fourth Check at The Oval. England gained the third Check in Leeds, Headingley.