Indian batter KL Rahul made a lengthy statement on Saturday saying that testing positive for COVID-19 has pushed his return to the international arena “by a few weeks”, but he aims to recover and be available as soon as possible. are for selection. It is important to note that Rahul was named in the squad for the T20Is against the West Indies but he eventually tested positive and was therefore ruled out.
Before that, Rahul had suffered an injury for the T20I series against South Africa, and he did not appear in the five-game series.
Rahul wrote on Twitter: “Hi guys, I just wanted to clarify a few things about my health and fitness. My surgery in June was successful and I had started training in hopes of returning to National Service for the team tour of the Western United States. India. Unfortunately, when I was almost fully fit again, I tested positive for COVID-19.”
“Obviously this is pushing things back a few weeks, but I’m aiming to recover as soon as possible and be available for selection as soon as possible. Representing the national team is the highest honor, and I can’t wait to get out. ” back there in blue,” he added.
— KL Rahul (@klrahul) July 30, 2022
Earlier on Saturday night, India’s roster for the upcoming three-game ODI series against Zimbabwe, which starts on August 18, was announced. Shikhar Dhawan leads the squad, while Deepak Chahar has made a comeback after recovering from injury.
Rahul Tripathi also received his first ODI cap.
India’s squad for 3 ODIs: Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan Prasidh Krishna, Mohd Siraj, Deepak Chahar.
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