KL Rahul is not likely to vacation to the West Indies for the five-match T20I sequence, as previously anticipated. ESPNcricinfo understands that though the isolation period for Rahul, who experienced examined constructive for Covid-19 previous 7 days, ends right now, he has been advised a person far more week’s relaxation and recuperation by the BCCI’s professional medical pros.
Rahul experienced been recovering at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru because undergoing a athletics hernia surgical procedures in late June. He was understood to be a doubt for the T20I leg of the West Indies tour even if he returned the two mandatory adverse checks.
Relying on the final result of his cardiovascular assessments, Rahul could have been in thing to consider for the United states of america leg of the West Indies T20Is, on August 6 and 7. But now it appears selected that he will skip the tour altogether and in its place concentration on the ODIs in Zimbabwe, which are portion of the Globe Cup Super League. India have previously qualified for the 2023 ODI Environment Cup by virtue of being the hosts of the tournament.
The ODI series will complete less than a 7 days ahead of the start out of the 2022 Asia Cup, which will be played amongst August 27 and September 11 in the UAE.
Rahul has not performed any competitive cricket due to the fact the IPL 2022 Eliminator on May perhaps 25, when his team, Lucknow Super Giants, misplaced to Royal Challengers Bangalore in Kolkata. He was subsequently named captain for the 5-match T20I collection at property in opposition to South Africa, but picked up a correct groin harm on the eve of the 1st match. That also dominated him out for the England tour.
He underwent the sports activities hernia operation in June and was racing from time to verify his fitness for the West Indies T20Is. Now, it appears to be like like he will have to hold out for some extra time for his comeback.
India are at this time top the three-match ODI collection in the West Indies 2-, with just one match to go.