Display ad
HomeSportsCricketRohit Sharma ruled out of 1st Bangladesh Test, Abhimanyu Easwaran named his...

Rohit Sharma ruled out of 1st Bangladesh Test, Abhimanyu Easwaran named his replacement | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India skipper Rohit Sharma, who injured his left thumb whereas fielding within the second one-dayer in opposition to Bangladesh has been dominated of of the primary Test. The Board of Control for Cricket in India in a launch introduced that KL Rahul shall be main Team India in Rohit’s absence.
Pacer Mohammed Shami & all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja have additionally been dominated out of the two-Test collection in opposition to Bangladesh as they have been unable to totally get well from their respective shoulder and knee accidents.
Opener Abhimanyu Easwaran has been added to the squad as a alternative for Rohit.
Cheteshwar Pujara shall be Rahul’s deputy for the primary Test.
“India captain Rohit Sharma met with a specialist in Mumbai for his left thumb injury, which he sustained during the 2nd ODI against Bangladesh. He has been advised appropriate management for this injury and will not be available for the first Test against Bangladesh.
“The BCCI medical crew will take a name on his availability for the second and last Test at a later stage. The all-India senior choice committee has named Abhimanyu Easwaran as his alternative for the primary Test,” a BCCI release said.
Pacers Navdeep Saini, Jaydev Unadkat and uncapped spinner Saurabh Kumar have also been included in the squad for Shami and Jadeja.
“Fast bowler Mohd. Shami and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja are but to totally get well from their respective shoulder and knee accidents and are dominated out of the Test collection. The selectors have named Navdeep Saini and Saurabh Kumar as replacements for Shami and Jadeja respectively. The choice committee has additionally added quick bowler Jaydev Unadkat to India’s squad for the Test collection,” the release added.
The first Bangladesh vs India Test starts from December 14 in Chattogram.
The second Test begins in Mirpur on December 22 and Rohit will be racing against time to get fit for the match.
Easwaran comes into the side after scoring 299 runs in two games for the India ‘A’ side currently touring Bangladesh.
Left-arm spinner Saurabh was the leading wicket-taker in the A series against Bangladesh with 15 wickets while Saini had last played for India in the famous Test in Brisbane in January 2021.
Left-arm pacer Unadkat, who has featured in one Test makes his return to the India squad after 12 years.
India’s up to date squad for Bangladesh Tests: KL Rahul (C), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara (VC), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (WK), KS Bharat (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Navdeep Saini, Saurabh Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular