After getting dominated out of the Australia-India Take a look at sequence because of a wrist harm, Indian batsman KL Rahul took to social media to make his feeling obvious on lacking out on motion in an evenly-fought sequence.
The 28-year-old middle-order batsman wrote on Twitter that he’s feeling gutted on leaving the crew halfway whereas wishing all of them one of the best forward of the Sydney Take a look at, beginning on Thursday.
The BCCI earlier confirmed the event within the early morning hours of Tuesday.
Gutted to be leaving the crew, however wishing the boys all of the luck for the remaining two Checks 🇮🇳💪
— Okay L Rahul (@klrahul11) January 6, 2021
“KL Rahul sprained his left wrist whereas batting within the nets on the MCG throughout Workforce India’s observe session on Saturday. The wicketkeeper-batsman won’t be obtainable for the remaining two Checks of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy as he’ll want about three weeks time to get better fully and regain full power,” the BCCI wrote in a launch.
“He’ll now return to India and head to the Nationwide Cricket Academy in Bengaluru for additional rehabilitation of his harm,” the discharge additional learn.
The harm points have grappled the Indian Take a look at squad ever for the reason that starting of the Take a look at sequence. Whereas Mohammed Shami suffered from a wrist fracture whereas batting within the second innings of the primary Take a look at, Umesh Yadav was additionally dominated out of the sequence after the completion of the second match.
The crew is already with out the providers of captain Virat Kohli, who returned to India after the Adelaide Take a look at to attend the beginning of his first baby.
Rohit Sharma additionally missed your complete limited-overs leg, in addition to the primary two Checks earlier than rejoining the facet final week, forward of the match in Sydney.
The harm to Rahul comes as a serious blow, as Rahul was touted to make a comeback in Take a look at XI, following a string of low scores from Hanuma Vihari. Within the three innings throughout two Checks to this point, Vihari has scored 45 runs.
The Border-Gavaskar trophy is at present degree at 1-1, with India making a exceptional comeback after the notorious ’36-all-out’ within the first Take a look at in Adelaide. The Ajinkya Rahane-led facet produced a dominating efficiency within the Boxing Day Take a look at to beat the hosts by eight wickets.