Just two days before the Test series, Suryakumar Yadav has got a place in the Indian squad. In fact, Team India’s batsman KL Rahul has suffered a strain in his left thigh muscle and he has been ruled out of the two-Test series against New Zealand.
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Suryakumar, who has played three ODIs and 11 T20 Internationals for India, has proved himself in domestic cricket for a long time. After performing brilliantly for several consecutive seasons, he cemented his place in a big IPL team like Mumbai Indians and is now very close to his Test debut as well. In 77 first-class matches, the right-handed batsman has 5326 runs in his name, which he has scored with a good average of 44. Surya, who has scored 14 centuries, has also hit a double century.
When will Rahul be fit?
Rahul was not involved in the team’s opening practice session at the Green Park stadium here. All the other players of the team participated in it. He will now undergo rehabilitation at the NCA (National Cricket Academy) to prepare for the series against South Africa next month. “He will now undergo rehabilitation at the NCA to prepare for the series against South Africa next month,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah said in a statement on Tuesday.
Will Shubman Gill open?
Rahul has played 40 test matches for India. This 29-year-old batsman has 2321 runs at an average of 35.16. His highest score is 199 runs, which he scored in 2016 against England in Chennai. Shubman Gill was seen opening the batting with Mayank Agarwal during the team’s net session. Cheteshwar Pujara, the vice-captain of the first Test of the series, also batted in the nets.
India’s Test Team: Ajinkya Rahane (Captain), Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara (Vice-Captain), Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Wriddhiman Saha (WK), KS Bharat (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Mohammad Siraj, Famous Krishna.