The Asia Cup will be held from August 30 to September 17. The matches of this tournament to be hosted by Pakistan will also be held in Sri Lanka. India will play its first game against Pakistan on September 2 at Pallekele.
The Indian team has been troubled by injuries to its key players for the past few months. Injuries to Jasprit Bumrah, Pramukh Krishna, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant troubled Team India a lot. Of these, Bumrah and Krishna have made a comeback. Both have been selected for the T20I series against Ireland. At the same time, there has been a big update on KL Rahul’s fitness. It is being said that he is fully fit and can play in the Asia Cup.
According to media reports, KL Rahul is ready to return to international cricket after regaining full fitness. In the IPL, he got injured while playing for Lucknow Supergiants against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). His thigh was injured.
Rahul could not play in many important matches :
Rahul had missed the last few matches of the IPL due to injury. Also, he did not play in the final of the World Test Championship against Australia. He did not stay with the team even on the West Indies tour. Now he is fully fit and ready to make a comeback. The Asia Cup will be held from August 30 to September 17. The matches of this tournament to be hosted by Pakistan will also be held in Sri Lanka. India will play its first game against Pakistan on September 2 at Pallekele.
Rahul’s return will bring balance in the team : Rahul’s return will bring balance to India’s ODI team. He is an important middle order batsman. Rahul has recently shared videos of batting and wicket keeping in the nets on social media. It is being said that the coach and medical experts of the Bengaluru-based National Cricket Academy (NCA) are satisfied with Rahul’s recovery. He will be available for selection for the Asia Cup.
Difficult for Iyer to play in Asia Cup :
However, there is no good news regarding Shreyas Iyer’s injury. He is not fully fit yet. He is in NCA and recovering