Adelaide: India, which landed on the pitch with all its potential in the first Test against Australia, lost the match by 8 wickets. Now the second test will start in Melbourne from December 26. Where the team doesn’t have players like Virat Kohli and Mohammed Shami, Team India will have a tough challenge from the Kangaroos and it will be very difficult to overcome this time around.
However, for the Indian team there may be some news of relief in the meantime. Indian squad management have been following Ravindra Jadeja’s injury closely ahead of Boxing Day’s test against Australia this weekend and if it suits the all-rounder Hanuma Vihari will be in the game eleven for the next one. match. ) Can be replaced by Jadeja.
In the first international T20 match, Ravindra Jadeja suffered a head injury and after that his leg muscles were also stretched which excluded him from the first test.
India suffered a loss in the first test and meanwhile Jadeja (Ravindra Jadeja) returned to the net. Jadeja is reportedly recovering well from injury, but it cannot be said for sure that he will be 100% fit for the first test from Melbourne on December 26. But if Jadeja is in good shape, Andhra Pradesh batsman Vihari may have to be excluded from the XI.
A senior source from the Cricket Board of India (BCCI) said: “If Jadeja is fit to cast a long spell, then there is no debate.” Jadeja will replace Vihari based on her versatile skills. Also, this will give us the opportunity to land in the CWM with five bowlers.
Ravindra Jadeja scored 1869 points in 49 tests with an average of over 35. That includes a century and 14 half-centuries. He had marked half centuries during previous tours in Australia and England.
Vihari (Hanuma Vihari), on the other hand, scored 576 points in 10 tests. Which includes four half centuries in more than a century against the Antilles. He averaged over 33.