In the opening ODI of India’s tour of Bangladesh, the Bangla Tigers established a 2-0 series lead. While playing second slip during Bangladesh’s second over, Rohit Sharma suffered a left thumb injury. KL Rahul assumed control of the fielding during Bangladesh’s batting innings because the Indian captain did not.
Rahul Dravid, the head coach, announced that Rohit would not play in the third ODI. India To replace injured skipper Rohit Sharma for the forthcoming two-test series against Bangladesh, which starts on December 14 in Chattogram, a skipper named Abhimanyu Easwaran is anticipated to be called up.
Abhimanyu Easwaran Set To Be Called As Skipper Rohit Sharma’s Cover
In the two red-ball matches in Chattogram and Dhaka, stand-in skipper KL Rahul and youngster Shubman Gill will start India’s inning. Easwaran may be chosen as Rohit’s backup.
”Abhimanyu Easwaran has scored back-to-back hundreds in the ongoing A Test series and is an opener. In all likelihood, he will join the squad in Chattogram after finishing his second A Test in Sylhet,” a senior BCCI source told PTI on conditions of anonymity.
Abhimanyu Easwaran set to be called as skipper Rohit Sharma's cover in Chattogram.
Other inclusions could be Mukesh Kumar/Umran Malik in place of Shami. Saurabh Kumar for Ravi Jadeja#INDvsBAN #IndianCricketTeam
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The Indian home circuit has a successful track record for Abhimanyu Easwaran. The 27-year-old has scored 5419 runs at an average of 44.41 in 77 first-class games.
He has recently been in fantastic form, showing off his batting prowess and amassing runs throughout current India An excursion to Bangladesh Against Bangladesh A, the Bengal batsman scored a stunning 141 runs from 255 deliveries in the first test. In the second Test, which is still going on, he has produced yet another scorching century.
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