IND vs ENG Devdutt Padikkal Included in team india squad for rajkot test match | IND vs ENG: This star player returned to Team India after 3 years, included in India-England Test series

By Nishu Bhardwaj February 13, 2024 7:16 AM IST

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This star player returned to Team India after 3 years

India vs England 3rd Test: The teams of India and England are going to return to action once again. Both the teams have returned after a long break. Team India has started its preparations for the Test series to be played at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. At the same time, England will be seen on the field from today. Amidst all this, there has been a change in the squad of Team India.

This player will wear Team India’s jersey after 3 years

KL Rahul has been ruled out of the third match of the 5-match Test series being played against England. He was injured during the first test match. After this he could not even play the second test match. In such a situation, BCCI has included Devdutt Padikkal in Team India’s squad for the third test match. This is the same Devdutt Padikkal who was included in the Indian team for the 2021 Sri Lanka tour. Devdutt Padikkal played 2 T20 matches on that tour. After this he was never included in Team India. But now after a long wait he has returned. However, this time he will not be seen in a colored but white jersey.

Showed strength in Ranji Trophy 2023-24

Devdutt Padikkal plays for Karnataka team in domestic cricket. Ranji Trophy is currently being played in Indian domestic cricket. Devdutt Padikkal performed amazingly in this tournament, due to which he has been included in Team India. Devdutt Padikkal has scored 556 runs in the last 4 matches of Ranji Trophy at an average of 92.66. These include 3 centuries. The good thing is that all these centuries have come in recent times only. At the same time, Devdutt Padikkal has scored 38 runs in 2 T20 matches for Team India.

India’s team for the third test:

Rohit Sharma (captain), Jasprit Bumrah (vice-captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Dhruv Jurel (wicketkeeper), KS Bharat (wicketkeeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja*, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Akash Deep, Devdutt Padikkal.

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