KL Rahul has been evaluated by the BCCI Medical Team and given the all-clear to play in the forthcoming three-game ODI series in Zimbabwe.
The BCCI said in a statement on Thursday that Rahul was okay to play
A good-as-new KL A statement from the BCCI on Thursday said that Rahul will be in charge of India in the three ODIs against Zimbabwe. Shikhar Dhawan will be his second-in-command. When the BCCI announced the first 15-person squad on July 30, Rahul’s name wasn’t on it, and Dhawan was supposed to be the team captain. But the BCCI said in a statement on Thursday that Rahul was okay to play. On August 18, 20, and 22, all three ODIs will be held at the Harare Sports Club.
“KL Rahul has been checked out by the BCCI Medical Team and given the all-clear to play in the upcoming three-match ODI series in Zimbabwe. The All-India Senior Selection Committee put him in charge of the team and chose Shikhar Dhawan to be his second-in-command “In a statement, the BCCI said.
KL Rahul will get important game time before the Asia Cup T20
Rahul was also on India’s team for the Asia Cup before. After a break, he is back on the Indian team. Rahul got hurt before the T20I series against South Africa a few months ago. So he didn’t play in any of the five games. He had surgery and had to miss a few series. Then, before the Tour of West Indies, he tested positive for COVID-19 and could not go with the team. Now, Rahul will get important game time before the Asia Cup T20, which starts on September 27 in the UAE.
Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, and Jasprit Bumrah, who are all experienced players, were not on the team. Rahul Tripathi, who plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. Was added to the ODI team because of how well he did in the 2022 edition. He scored 413 runs in 14 games, for an average of 37.55, and hit three 50s. He scored the second most runs for his team.
The BCCI selection committee has named a 16-person squad
Washington Sundar, an all-rounder, and Deepak Chahar, a bowler, have also come back to the team after being hurt.
The BCCI selection committee has named a 16-person squad, which now includes Rahul.
India’s squad for 3 ODIs:
KL Rahul (Captain) Shikhar Dhawan (vice-captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Mohd Siraj, Deepak Chahar.