The 2-match Test series between India and Bangladesh is starting from December 14 and Team India is already worried about the injury of key players before this series.
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The Indian team has not only lost the ODI series on Bangladesh tour, but is also in trouble regarding the fitness of its key players. Captain Rohit Sharma’s injury has put him in the most trouble. Due to this injury, he will not be able to play in the last ODI, while the decision on playing in the Test series has not been taken yet. In such a situation, the captain and opener of the Bengal cricket team as a cover for Rohit in the Indian squad. Abhimanyu Easwaran Is being included in the squad. Easwaran is currently in Bangladesh and is in excellent form.
The two-match Test series between India and Bangladesh is to begin from December 14, the first match of which will be played in Chattogram. This series is part of the World Test Championship, for which Team India needs to win all its remaining Tests, including these two matches, to have a chance of reaching the finals.
Will get a chance in place of Rohit
Although the injury of key players is definitely a problem in the way of Team India. Rohit Sharma suffered an injury to his left thumb while fielding in the second ODI. Although he did bat in the end, he had to return to Mumbai again, where he would be examined by a specialist doctor. Rohit is not only the captain of the team, but also the opener. In such a situation, 27-year-old Bengal opener Easwaran is being given a chance in the squad.
The chances of Easwaran getting a chance in the playing XI are very less as KL Rahul and Shubman Gill will be seen opening for the team.
Ishwaran’s blast in Bangladesh
However, if needed, Easwaran can prove to be a good option for the team as he is currently in Bangladesh with the India A team, where he captained the team in two four-day matches against Bangladesh A. The first match was a draw but in the second India won by an innings and 123 runs. Easwaran himself batted strongly in these matches. In the first match, he scored an inning of 141 runs, while in the second he scored a tremendous score of 157 runs. At the same time, just before this, he also scored 122 against Services from Bengal in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Indian selectors at present Rohit Sharma Awaiting the final report on K’s fitness, but at the same time expressing hope that the Indian captain will recover before the second Test and will take charge of the team back in the match to be held in Dhaka from 22 December.