Team Bharat are dealt associate degreeother blow on their tour of Australia as gap hitter KL Rahul has been dominated out of the continued take a look at series because of an injury. it’s been abreast of by Board of management in Cricket in Bharat (BCCI) that Rahul sprained his left carpus whereas batting within the nets throughout a trial on Sat at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
After more check-up, it had been discovered that Rahul would want another 3 weeks to pass though the injury and thus won’t be able to participate within the last 2 Tests of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
India square measure already missing the services of Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav because of injury whereas captain Virat Kohli is on a paternity leave.
Pacer Umesh Yadav limped off the sector because of associate degree injury he picked whereas bowling within the second innings of the second take a look at in Melbourne. solely Jasprit Bumrah is that the solely first-choice seamer left for Bharat within the squad with the likes of Mohammed Siraj creating his debut within the Melbourne take a look at.
Umesh had to fly back to Bharat due a calf muscle tear and he will miss the remainder of the series. Team Bharat set to feature left-arm seamer Thangarasu Natarajan to the squad for the third take a look at in situ of Umesh.
Meanwhile, Shami was dominated out of the series once suffering a fracture on his arm. Shami was batting within the second innings at the Adelaide Oval once he was hit on the correct arm by a chucker-out from Australia seamer Pat Cummins.
The third take a look at begins in Sydney on Gregorian calendar month seven. The series is presently tied 1-1.