Kl Rahul, the right hand opening batsman for India and a wicket keeper in crisis underwent a surgery recently and had resumed the training in NCA in Bangalore.
This 30-year-old batsman, after a successful surgery for Sports hernia , took place in germany was all set to play the upcoming India vs West Indies series. Unfortunately the player has tested positive for Covid-19.
Rahul has had quite a few lower abdominal related fitness issues on and off throughout the years. He has suffered groin strains and hamstring injuries aswell.
He had tweeted to update on his surgery recovery for fans and cricket associates around the world on June 29th.
Rahul was named in the squad for upcoming series against West Indies. The 5-match T20I series is all set to commence on 29th of July.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has notified about Rahul’s Covid report after the Board’s Apex Council meeting held in Mumbai on Thursday.
Rahul on Thursday himself had addressed the candidates of Level-3 coach certification course at National Cricket Academy.
He was yet to travel to the Caribbean islands if only he cleared the fitness tests due in a couple days. He is one of the trusted batsman and is therefore an expected key element in the T20 World Cup in Australia later this year. He has played 42 Tests, 42 ODIs and 56 T20Is for India in the last eight years.