Rahul and Jadeja will not play in the second Test against England

Rahul and Jadeja will not play in the second Test against England

Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul will not play in the second Test against England, which is schedule to begin in Visakhapatnam on February 2. On the fourth day of the first Test in Hyderabad, Jadeja hurt his hamstring. And Rahul reported having pain in his right quadriceps, according to a statement from the BCCI. India’s team now includes all-rounder Washington Sundar, left-arm spinner Saurabh Kumar, and middle-order batsman Sarfaraz Khan.

Sarfaraz, who averages 69.85 with 14 centuries in 45 games. It has been a constant presence at selectors’ doors thanks to his prolific first-class returns in recent seasons. In that match, he also scored 161 off 160 balls. With Jadeja and Rahul out of the picture, India’s chances of winning the second Test after falling short by 28 runs are considerably diminished. They will remain without Virat Kohli, who withdrew from the first two Tests due to personal reasons, in addition to the injured pair.

In addition to scoring 87 and 2, Jadeja took 3 for 88 and 2 for 131 in Hyderabad after being run out during India’s fourth-inning chase. In India’s first innings, Rahul scored 86 runs. India may find it more difficult to replace Jadeja, but it appears likely that the uncappe Rajat Patidar. Who was add to the squad following Kohli’s withdrawal, will take Rahul’s place in the middle order in Visakhapatnam.

KL Rahul Career Records

India’s cricket player Lokesh Rahul hails from India. Lokesh Rahul is thirty-two years old as of 2024, having been born on April 18, 1992. Bangalore-born wicketkeeper Lokesh Rahul bats right-handed. Lokesh Rahul has participated in 50 Test matches so far in his career and has amassed 2,863 runs at an average of 34. Throughout his Test career. Lokesh Rahul has hit 24 sixes and 345 fours. He recently played in a Test match at Hyderabad, India’s Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium against England in January 2024, and he scored 86 runs off 123 balls.

Rahul has played 72 matches to date in his T20 career and has scored 2,265 runs. With an average of 38. Lokesh Rahul has hit 191 fours and 99 sixes in his T20 career.In his most recent T20 match against England at Adelaide Oval. Adelaide, Australia, which took place in Nov 2022, Lokesh Rahul contributed 5 runs off 5 balls to his team’s total. Lokesh Rahul is currently rank 62nd in the ICC Test batting rankings with a total of 469 points. He holds the 17th position in the ICC Odi batting rankings with a total of 666 points. Lokesh Rahul is rank 59th position in the ICC T20 batting rankings with a total of 462 points.

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