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Dhruv Jurel will make his debut? | leader

Rajkot, News Agency : The third Test match between India and England will be played in Rajkot from February 15. India’s young wicket-keeper batsman Dhruv Jurrell may make his debut in the third Test match. Jurrell has been included in the Test squad for the first time. Due to poor performance in two matches, K. S. There are reports that Bharat will be dropped.

In the first two Tests of the ongoing series against England, K. S. Bharat was given the responsibility of wicketkeeping, where he failed miserably. In such a situation, he may be cut from the playing XI in the third Test. Debutant UP wicketkeeper Jurel could be included in the playing XI in place of 30-year-old Bharat.

A source of ‘BCCI’ said on condition of anonymity that K. S. India’s batting has been very poor recently. Moreover, his wicketkeeping was not good either. He can’t capitalize on the opportunity he gets. Jurrell, on the other hand, is a talented player. He has performed well for Uttar Pradesh, India ‘A’ and Rajasthan Royals. Don’t be surprised if Dhruv Jurel makes his Test debut in Rajkot. K. S. India squandered golden opportunities in the first two Tests. He scored only 92 runs in four innings at an average of 23.

Dhruva averages 46.47 in first class

Dhruv Jurrell has scored 790 runs in 15 first-class matches at an average of 46.47. He has a century and 5 fifties to his name. His best score is 249 runs. Jurrell, 22, scored 50 against England Lions in Ahmedabad last month and 69 in a four-dayer against South Africa ‘A’ in Benoni in December.

K. L. Rahul still unfit?

Indian team’s leading batsman K. L. Rahul has been ruled out of the Indian squad for the third Test against England starting on February 15 in Rajkot. The selection committee is understood to have selected Karnataka batsman Devdutt Padikkal in the squad for the remaining three Test matches.

According to the Indian Express, Rahul is still not fully fit; But Ravindra Jadeja has been given the green signal to field for the third Test of the series. Rahul will have to be monitored for another week to decide on his availability, sources said. The ‘BCCI’ and the Indian team management hope that Rahul will be fit by the fourth Test. Meanwhile, information is coming out that Karnataka batsman Devdutt Padikkal has been included in the team.

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