Injury problems for the touring Indian team in England

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By Kersi Meher-Homji

Meanwhile, what about India’s first team touring England?

Led by Rohit Sharma, India has scored 9 for 306 on Tuesday, the first day of their three-day match against County Select XI at Chester-le-Street. The top scorers were Lokesh Rahul (101 retired) and Ravindra Jadeja (75) who added 127 aggressive runs for the fifth wicket.

The big worry is that India has injury problems. Skipper Virat Kohli has stiff back and Ajinkya Rahane has swollen hamstrings. Also the regular wicket-keeper and entertaining batsman Rishabh Pant was recently tested COVID-19 positive and is in quarantine.

The 5-Test series between England and India will be played in August and September, the first Test at Nottingham from 4th to 8th August. Hope India’s top players recover by the

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