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Setback for Team India as captain Rohit Sharma ruled out of second Test against Bangladesh

Written by  Jasleen Kaur -- December 20th 2022 03:14 PM
Setback for Team India as captain Rohit Sharma ruled out of second Test against Bangladesh

Setback for Team India as captain Rohit Sharma ruled out of second Test against Bangladesh

New Delhi, December 20: In view of his thumb injury, Team India captain Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the second Test against Bangladesh. 

The BCCI, in a statement on Tuesday, said," His (Rohit Sharma) medical team is of the opinion that his thumb injury would take some time to recover properly. He will need proper recovery before he can bat and field with full intensity. He will continue to be in rehabilitation." 



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Rohit Sharma had also  missed the first Test against Bangladesh. Notably, Rohit had sustained thumb injury during the second ODI against Bangladesh in Dhaka.

On the other hand, Navdeep Saini has also been ruled out of the second Test due to an abdominal muscle strain. He will now be reporting to the NCS for further management of the injury.

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Jay Shah, Honorary Secretary, BCCI, said the new squad will be : KL Rahul (C), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara (VC), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (WK), KS Bharat (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Saurabh Kumar and Jaydev Unadkat.

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