IND vs ENG: Indian team got good news before the third test, these veterans will return

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IND vs ENG: Indian team got good news before the third test, these veterans will return

IND vs ENG 3rd Test: The second match of the 5-match Test series between India and England will be played from February 15 at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. Both the teams are currently tied at 1-1 in the series. The Indian team has not been announced yet for the remaining 3 tests. However, before the third test, good news has emerged for the Indian team. KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja, who were injured during the first Test played in Hyderabad, may return in the third Test. Due to injury, both the legends did not play the second test.

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No update on Kohli’s return

According to the report of Indian Express, Virat Kohli has not yet shared information with BCCI regarding his availability for the Test match. According to the report, “Virat Kohli will decide when to return to the Indian team. He has not yet informed the BCCI, but whenever he decides to play, he will be included in the team. Let us tell you that Virat Kohli did not even play in the first two Test matches for India. He withdrew his name before the series started. In such a situation, Rajat Patidar was included in the Indian team in his place for the first 2 Tests.

Indian team may be announced today

According to the report, the Indian team can be announced today for the remaining 3 tests against England. Virat has not given any update regarding his availability till Wednesday night. In such a situation, whenever Virat is available for selection, he will be included in the team. Talking about the series, both the teams have won 1-1 matches so far. While the first Test of the series was won by the visiting England by 28 runs, the host Indian team won the second Test by 106 runs.

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Virat had taken a break

Three days before the start of the series, Kohli had told the Indian team management and selectors that he wanted a break. BCCI had said in its press release that, ‘Representing the country has always been his top priority, but due to some personal reasons he is not with the team. BCCI respects his decision and the board and team management have extended their support to the star batsman.

Rahul and Jadeja’s return possible
The Indian players selected for the third Test have been asked to report to Rajkot on February 11. According to reports, KL Rahul will return to the Indian team after missing the Visakhapatnam Test due to quad strain. All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is also recovering rapidly after being ruled out due to a hamstring injury. The team management is confident that he will be available to play at his home ground also. Meanwhile, the team management has left it to Jasprit Bumrah to decide whether he wants to play the third Test or not. Indian cricketers have got a break of more than 10 days before the start of Rajkot Test.

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