Knee injury rules Axar Patel out of first India vs England Test

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Axar patel injury report:

Axar Patel Spin bowling for Team India and batting lept hand in the team but due to injury, he will not be able to join the team, he was an important player in the team but will not be included in India vs England Test.The injury bug has not left India’s Test team yet. Left-arm spinner Axar Patel became the latest casualty after being ruled out of the opening Test against England in Chennai with a knee injury. A BCCI media release said the 27-year-old complained of pain in his left knee during the team’s optional practice session on Thursday (4 February).

Shahbaz Nadeem and Rahul Chahar, who are undergoing training as part of the standby group of team players, have been included in the squad.

The uncapped ax in the Test squad can be seen as a left-field call in some quarters, but it was a solid move from the team management looking for an almost identical replacement for Ravindra Jadeja, who removed his thumb. in Australia.

Virat Kohli said on the eve of the first Test, “The reason was basically to match someone with Jadeja’s skills, which Axar brings to all three departments of the game.” Kohli said, “That was the reason behind choosing him. It comes directly into our plans. Because jaddu was not available, it is often preferred because it brings in the same kind of discipline.”

BCCI’s medical team will continue to monitor Exar while a detailed report of his injury is yet to be found.

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