Mayank Agarwal ruled out of 1st Test between England and India :
Mayank Agarwal ruled out of 1st Test between England and India because of head injury.5-match Test series is going to be held between England and India. It is scheduled to commence from August 4, 2021, Wednesday.
|First Test||August 04, Wednesday – August 08, Sunday||Trent Bridge, Nottingham|
|Second Test||August 12, Thursday – August 16, Monday||Lord’s, London|
|Third Test||August 25, Wednesday – August 29, Sunday||Headingley, Leeds|
|Forth Test||September 02, Thursday – September 06, Monday||Kennington Oval, London|
|Fifth Test||September 10, Friday – September 14, Tuesday||Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester|
First match of the series will be played on 4, August, 2021 and Mayank Agarwal will not be the part of first Test against England after showing signs of a concussion.
Mayank Agarwal was chosen as opener for Test between England and India but now Mayank Agarwal ruled out of 1st Test between England and India.
On Monday Mayank Agarwal got a hit on the helmet while a net session in Nottingham.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has given the statement that Agarwal was hit on helmet, when he was batting during nets session at Trent
“Agarwal was hit on the helmet while batting during India’s nets session at Trent Bridge on Monday,” the BCCI said.
BCCI added that Agarwal was assessed by Medical Team of BCCI and concussion test was also performed.
BCCI said that signs of concussion were revealed and that is why he is ruled out of Test match.
BCCI also informed that he is stable now but he will kept in medical observation.
“The BCCI Medical Team assessed him, and a concussion test was conducted. He has shown signs of concussion and is ruled out of the opening Test. The 30-year-old is stable and will remain under close medical observation.”
Mayank Agarwal ruled out of 1st Test between England and India .Other players – Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar and Avesh Khan also suffered injuries and now they are returning home for rehabilitation.
Mayank Agarwal ruled out of 1st Test between England and India and there are two options available for team India to be used as opener with Rohit Sharma -KL Rahul and Abhimanyu Easwaran.
Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav will be reaching to England but they will be able to play the remaining matches because after reaching there, both have to complete the mandatory quarantine period of 10 days.
India’s squad for 1st Test:
- Rohit Sharma
- Cheteshwar Pujara
- Virat Kohli (captain)
- Ajinkya Rahane
- Hanuma Vihari
- Rishabh Pant
- Ravichandran Ashwin
- Ravindra Jadeja
- Axar Patel
- Jasprit Bumrah
- Ishant Sharma
- Mohammed Shami
- Mohammed Siraj
- Shardul Thakur
- Umesh Yadav
- KL Rahul
- Wriddhiman Saha
- Abhimanyu Easwaran
England’s squad for 1st Test:
- Joe Root (captain)
- Rory Burns
- Dominic Sibley
- Jos Buttler
- Mark Wood
- Sam Curran
- James Anderson
- Jonny Bairstow
- Dominic Bess
- Stuart Broad
- Zak Crawley
- Haseeb Hameed
- Dan Lawrence
- Jack Leach
- Ollie Pope
- Ollie Robinson
- Craig Overton
60 points from World Test Championship will be added in this series.
In ICC Test rankings England cricket team has got 4th rank and Indian cricket team is on second position.
Up till now there are total 126 matches held between England and India Matches from which England achieve victory in 48 matches and India won achieved victory in 29 matches. 49 matches were drawn.