Shreyas Iyer, a middle-order batsman for India, may not play in the second Border Gavaskar Trophy game after missing the first Test against Australia owing to a back ailment. Iyer is now receiving rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru after missing the New Zealand ODIs as a result of the same ailment.
The second Test series will begin on February 17 in Delhi.
a new organisation Iyer hasn’t played competitive cricket in a month, therefore according to PTI, Team India management is extremely unlikely to choose the batter for the second Test. It would also be intriguing to watch if Iyer is included in the Rest of India side for the Irani Cup match against Madhya Pradesh from March 1–5, as they did with Ravindra Jadeja for a Ranji Trophy match against Tamil Nadu, in order to demonstrate his fitness.
For Australia’s ODI matches, Bumrah might not be hurried.
The management of the Indian squad is unlikely to take a chance on fielding Jasprit Bumrah in the three One-Day Internationals against Australia that will follow the conclusion of the due of his slow recovery from a stress fracture, a four-match Test series.
Bumrah will be required for both the significant ODI World Cup in India and the probable World Test Championship final at the Oval in London on June 7-11. close to the year’s finish.
Bumrah might thus play again during the Mumbai Indians’ IPL season this year, where his workload will be scrutinised.
Jadeja and Pujara struggle at Jamtha
Ravindra Jadeja returned to the nets at the VCA Stadium in Jamtha for an optional practise session less than 48 hours after being named “Player of the Match” in the first Test in preparation for the second Test, which will begin in Delhi on Friday.
Senior batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, who will play his 100th Test at the Ferozshah Kotla, joined Jadeja as he bowled and batted in the nets. Jadeja got seven wickets overall, including a five-for and a polished 70.
Unadkat Jaydev, , who will go to Kolkata on Tuesday to play Bengal in the Ranji Trophy final, turned his arm over as KS Bharat practised his catching and batting techniques.
The Australian squad spent a significant amount of time on the match strip on that day after being unable to practise at the centre wicket following the Nagpur Test due to the groundsmen watering the track. Marnus Labuschagne was seen in a few social media images holding wickets for the spinners.
Starc practises in Kotla; Team India has not provided guidance on how to prepare for a pitch.
Mitchell Starc, who missed the first Test due to injury, is already up and running as he had his first nets session at the Kotla while the Australian squad will arrive in Delhi on Tuesday morning. the day.
He invited the neighbourhood net bowlers to join him for a 20-minute knock while he bowled at the nets.
Contrary to rumours in the Australian media, it has been learned that no particular orders have been issued by the Indian team management about the track’s preparation by the DDCA ground crew, who are still watering the strip at the Ferozshah Kotla.