After beating New Zealand 3-0 in the T20 series, Team India will now play a two-match Test series from November 25. In the first Test, captain Virat Kohli is at rest while Injikya Rahane will lead the team. Many young and new players have been offered opportunities in the Test series. But in the meantime an explosive batsman has been ruled out due to injury.
Team India has already got a tweak before the India-New Zealand Test series. India’s opening batsman KL Rahul has been ruled out of the Test squad due to injury. This is bad news for Team India. The team has reached Kanpur.
NEWS – Suryakumar Yadav replaces KL Rahul in India's Test squad.
KL Rahul has sustained a muscle strain on his left thigh and has been ruled out of the upcoming 2-match Paytm Test series against New Zealand.
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 23, 2021
According to the BCCI, KL Rahul’s left thigh muscles were stretched, causing him to miss the entire Test series. Suryakumar Yadav has been included in the team in place of KL Rahul.
KL Rahul has been rested, after which he will make preparations in the NCA and be fit for the tour of South Africa starting next month. This year has been very good for Yuryakumar Yadav.