Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul have been ruled out of IND vs ENG 2nd Test. While Jadeja sustained a hamstring injury in the 1st Test, KL Rahul has suffered a quadricep injury which has forced BCCI to take these tough calls. Team India lost the 1st Test of the 5-match series vs England in Hyderabad on Sunday by 28 runs.

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Ravindra Jadeja was run out in the 2nd innings of the 1st Test match vs England and he was seen in extreme discomfort after losing his wicket. Indian head coach, Rahul Dravid had stated after the match that he would have to speak to Ravindra Jadeja about his availability for the 2nd Test. Now, the Indian all-rounder is officially out of the 2nd IND vs ENG test.

Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul ruled out

The BCCI press release stated that Mr. Ravindra Jadeja and Mr. KL Rahul have been ruled out of the second IDFC First Bank Test against England in Vizag, starting February 02, 2024.

Jadeja sustained a hamstring injury during play on Day 4 of the first Test in Hyderabad while Rahul complained of right quadriceps pain.

The BCCI Medical Team is monitoring the progress of the duo.

The Men’s Selection Committee has added Sarfaraz Khan, Sourabh Kumar, and Washington Sundar to India’s squad.

Saransh Jain has been named as a replacement for Washington Sundar in the India A squad for the third and final multi-day game against England Lions starting February 1, 2024, in Ahmedabad.

Avesh Khan will continue to travel with his Ranji Trophy team, Madhya Pradesh, and will join the Test squad if required.

India’s updated Test Squad for 2nd Test vs England: Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shreyas Iyer, KS Bharat (WK), Dhruv Jurel (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Avesh Khan, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Washington Sundar, Sourabh Kumar.