Shreyas Iyer To Join India Squad Ahead Of Second Test Against Australia After Recovering From Injury | Cricket News

Star middle–order batter Shreyas Iyer shall be becoming a member of the India squad forward of the second Test towards Australia in Delhi after recovering from again harm, the BCCI stated in a press release. The second Test begins from Friday and India are main 1-0 within the four-match collection. “India batter Shreyas Iyer has successfully completed his rehab at the National Cricket Academy following his back injury and has been cleared by the BCCI Medical Team. Shreyas will join the squad in New Delhi ahead of the second Test of the Mastercard Australia tour of India for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy,” the BCCI stated in a press release.

Iyer hasn’t performed any aggressive cricket for a month now and it stays to be seen if he’s instantly thrown right into a Test match the place he may need to subject for 90 overs, crouch and stand close-in after which bat for lengthy hours.

Meanwhile, Australian males’s cricket crew on Tuesday, arrived in Delhi for the second Test of the four-match Test collection towards India in Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Delhi is internet hosting its first Test since December 2017. India will sit up for their World Test Championship Final qualification possibilities whereas Australia seeking to register a collection win within the subcontinent.

Merely two periods of play have been wanted to realize a end result on the third day of the primary Test as India took a 1-0 lead within the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Nagpur. After stretching their result in over 200 runs, India bowled out Australia for 91 in a few session to win the Test by an innings and 132 runs. Ravindra Jadeja was declared the Player of the Match for bowling figures of 7-81 and 70 runs with the willow.

The win shortens the hole between the 2 sides within the World Test Championship Standings with India’s level share rising to 61.67% whereas Australia’s dropped to 70.83%.

Australia at the moment lead the ICC World Test Championship standings and have to keep away from a 4-0 whitewash to India to make sure they attain June’s last at The Oval.

India’s squad for second Test: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KS Bharat (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), R. Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Suryakumar Yadav

With PTI and ANI inputs

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