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KL Rahul undergoes successful surgery after ‘challenging few weeks’

India fly-half KL Rahul informed on Wednesday that he had undergone successful surgery and was “going and recovering well”. South Africa’s T20I skipper Rahul was ruled out of the series with a right groin injury on June 8.

KL Rahul thanked everyone for the messages and prayers and said his road to recovery had begun after a “difficult few weeks”. “Hello everyone. It’s been a tough two weeks but the surgery was successful. I’m healing and recovering well. My road to recovery has begun. Thank you for your messages and prayers. See you soon,” KL shared Rahul in a message. on the Koo app.

Following the injury earlier this month, a National Cricket Academy (NCA) medical team assessed the striker and decided he would not play the rescheduled fifth Test against England. Meanwhile, Team India arrived in England on June 16 to kick off the England tour. India will lock horns with England for the rescheduled fifth Test at Old Trafford from July 1.

The rescheduled fifth Test is counted as India’s fifth game of the 2021 England series, which India leads 2-1. The fifth test was postponed at the last minute following a coronavirus outbreak last year. Additionally, the All India Senior Selection Committee has added Mayank Agarwal to the India test squad for the rescheduled fifth test on the cover of Captain Rohit Sharma who tested positive for COVID-19.

Indian Test Team: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohd Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Prasidh Krishna and Mayank Agarwal. (ANI)

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