There is still a month left for the start of the five-Test series between India and England, but a bad news has come to the fore for the Indian team. Opener batsman Shubman Gill injured his leg while playing the final of the World Test Championship. And now he may be out of the first few Test matches. It will take time for Gill to recover from the injury.
Gill is in danger of being dropped from the entire series
cricbuzz According to reports, Gill is in danger of being ruled out of the entire Test series, but at the moment he has been out of the first few matches. Gill suffered this injury a long time ago, but recently it has resurfaced. Gill will remain in England for the time being and will try to recover from his injury. If he gets fit, he can play the last few matches. Test Championship Final
Gill showed positive game in Test Championship final
Gill showed positive play in the Test Championship final against New Zealand and shared an opening partnership of 62 runs with Rohit Sharma in the first innings. He scored 28 runs in the first innings. He could only score eight runs in the second innings. However, Gill played very well in both the innings and lost his wicket due to poor shots.
India will have these options if Gill is out
Gill’s injury will not worry the Indian team management much as he has a good backup in England. Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul are the two batsmen who can open the innings with Rohit. Mayank has consistently performed well in Test cricket but has been left out of the playing XI since Gill’s arrival. .Camp
Indian players will gather in Durham from July 14
The Indian players have been given a break after the end of the Test Championship final and will start their camp on 14 July before the series starts in Durham. During this, the team will play two warm-up matches among themselves. The Indian team management had requested the England and Welsh Cricket Board (ECB) to organize a first-class match, but due to the bio-bubble, this match could not be arranged.
Such is the complete program of the series
India’s Test series against England will begin with the match at Trent Bridge on 4 August. At the same time, the second match will be played at Lord’s ground from August 12. After this, the third, fourth and fifth Test are to be held from 25 August, 02 September and 10 September respectively. The third Test will be played at Headingley while the fourth and fifth matches will be played at Kennington Oval and Manchester respectively.