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IND Vs ENG: Which Player Will Face The Heat As Virat Kohli Returns For Test Series?

Virat Kohli may return in the third match, after which changes may also be seen in the playing eleven of Team India.

Edited By : Shashwat Nishant | Updated: Jan 29, 2024 18:01 IST
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A 5-match test series is being played between India and England. By winning the first match of the series, the England team is ahead 1-0. Now the Indian team will try to make a comeback in the next match. Team India’s star batsman Virat Kohli is out of the first two matches of this series. In the first match, along with the fans, Team India also missed Virat Kohli a lot.

In India’s defeat in the first match, the team missed Virat Kohli somewhere. In the absence of Virat Kohli, the middle order of the Indian team looked very weak. In which Shubman Gill proved to be a complete flop. Now many questions are being raised regarding Gill being given continuous opportunities in the Test team. On the other hand, Virat Kohli may return in the third match, after which changes may also be seen in the playing eleven of Team India.

Who’ll Be Sidelined?

The third match of the series between India and England will be played at Saurashtra Cricket Stadium in Rajkot. Virat Kohli may return to the team in this match. After which changes may be seen in the playing eleven of Team India. With the return of Virat Kohli, it is considered certain that one player will be eliminated. In which Shubhman Gill’s name can be the first. Shubman Gill is continuously proving to be a flop in Test cricket. In the last 10 Test innings, only 160 runs have come from Gill’s bat. Gill disappointed a lot in the Hyderabad Test. Shubman Gill could not even open his account in the second innings.

Shubman Gill Last 10 Test Inns

1. 0 vs ENG, 2024
2. 23 vs ENG, 2024
3. 10 vs SA, 2024
4. 36 vs SA, 2024
5. 26 vs SA, 2023
6. 2* vs SA, 2023
7. 29 vs WI, 2023
8. 10 vs WI, 2023
9. 6 vs WI, 2023
10. 18 vs AUS, 2023

On the other hand, Shreyas Iyer is also continuously proving to be a flop in Test cricket. In such a situation, Shreyas Iyer’s place in the team is also under threat. Shreyas scored 35 runs in the first innings of the Hyderabad Test and only 13 runs in the second innings. Now many questions are being raised regarding giving continuous opportunity to Shreyas Iyer in the Test team.

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First published on: Jan 29, 2024 03:18 PM IST

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