IndvsEng: Mayank Agarwal ruled out of Nottingham Test against England after being hit on the head
The first match of the Test series between India and England cricket team will be played in Nottingham from August 4.
There has been news of another injury from the Indian squad, which arrived on the Test tour against England. Ahead of the series starting on August 4, Indian team’s top-order batsman Mayank Agarwal has been ruled out of the first Test after being hit on the head by a ball in the nets. Siraj bowls the fastest among the Indian bowlers who went to England tour.
Mayank Agarwal ruled out of Nottingham Test
During practice, Mayank took his eyes off his shot ball, after which the ball hit the helmet in the back of his head. He was feeling a little uncomfortable after opening the helmet and then physio Nitin Patel sat on the ground with him. After this, he left the net with Patel with his hand on the back of his head.The team’s vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has confirmed the news. Vice-captain Rahane said during the press conference ahead of the Nottingham Test match against England, “Mayank Agarwal suffered a helmet injury during the nets, and is being assessed by the medical team.
A total of three players have been injured so far from the squad selected for the series against England and the World Test Championship final match played against New Zealand before that.
Indian Test squad’s top-order batsman Shubman Gill, spin all-rounder Washington Sundar and pacer Avesh Khan have been ruled out of the series against England with injuries.
Suryakumar Yadav was announced to be sent to England as a backup. Although both these players were part of the Indian limited overs format team that toured Sri Lanka, many of whose players were found positive in the covid Test. In such a situation, Yadav and Shaw will have to come negative in three covid Tests before leaving for England, after which they will reach the UK and will be quarantined. That is, it is impossible for both the players to reach England before the Nottingham Test of England.