Rahul will undergo surgery as soon as possible and subsequently receive treatment at the National Cricket Academy, it was decided after consultation with medical experts. He will not play in the upcoming ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia.
Jaydev Unadkat suffered a left shoulder injury after falling over the side rope while bowling in the nets. After a professional evaluation, the left-arm fast bowler is currently undergoing shoulder strengthening and rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.
Umesh Yadav sustained a minor left hamstring injury during the TATA IPL 2023 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on April 26.
The fast bowler, who is now under the care of the KKR medical team, has started playing at a reduced intensity as part of his recovery process.The BCCI medical team is in constant communication with the KKR medical team and is keeping a close eye on Umesh’s progress.
Ishan Kishan was selected by the All-India Senior Selection Committee to fill the slot of KL Rahul. .
WTC Final squad :Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, K L Rahul, KS Bharat (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat.