BCCI: Replacement named as India batter ruled out of New Zealand 3 ODIs

With KL Rahul ruled out of the ODI series against New Zealand due to a right wrist injury, Shreyas Iyer will replace him in the team.

India cricketer KL Rahul has been ruled out of the three-match ODI series against New Zealand due to a wrist injury, it was announced on Tuesday (September 3).

India cricketer KL Rahul has been ruled out of the three-match ODI series against New Zealand due to a wrist injury, it was announced on Tuesday (September 3).

The 25-year-old injured his left hand while fielding during India’s third T20I against New Zealand in Hamilton on Friday (August 30), which ended in a tie. He underwent scans and was advised rest by medical staff before returning home for further tests.

According to BCCI secretary Amitabh Choudhary: “KL Rahul has been ruled out of India’s upcoming tour to New Zealand due to an injury he sustained during the third T20I at Seddon Park in Hamilton on August 30.”

BCCI, in a media release, said that batsman Shreyas Iyer will replace Rahul after the latter sustained an injury during India’s previous series.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), in a media release, said that batsman Shreyas Iyer will replace Rahul after the latter sustained an injury during India’s previous series.

Shreyas is a right-handed batsman who has played for India A and India Under-19 teams. He has been part of Delhi Daredevils since 2012.

Rahul was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital after the final T20I against New Zealand in Vizag on Sunday (September 1).

Rahul was injured during the final T20I against New Zealand on Sunday (September 1). He was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital for further treatment and observation.

The BCCI medical team has advised him rest for 15 days, which means he can’t feature in India’s upcoming three ODIs against New Zealand starting September 17.

He scored 45 runs off 28 balls in India’s nine-run loss and was later ruled out of the ODI series against New Zealand.

He scored 45 runs off 28 balls in India’s nine-run loss and was later ruled out of the ODI series against New Zealand.

Injured during India’s previous series, Rohit was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital on Wednesday night with a hamstring strain. He will be replaced by Shreyas Iyer for all three ODIs against New Zealand starting on October 25 at Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala).

India selectors named Rohit Sharma as captain for the first two ODIs at home against New Zealand next week.

Rohit Sharma is the new captain of ODIs, replacing Shikhar Dhawan who was ruled out of the three-match series against New Zealand due to injury.

The selectors also named Rishabh Pant as Rohit’s deputy and Ajinkya Rahane as vice-captain for the ODI series against New Zealand next week at home. Rohit has captained India before but this will be his first stint in charge since MS Dhoni retired from international cricket last year.

Rohit led India to a record fifth straight Asia Cup title last week in Dubai after they beat Bangladesh by five wickets in the final on March 29

Rohit led India to a record fifth straight Asia Cup title last week in Dubai and has previously captained India against West Indies and Australia earlier this season.

The Indian cricket team has named Rohit Sharma as captain for the three-match One Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand, starting in Hamilton on November 1.

Rohit led India to a record fifth straight Asia Cup title last week in Dubai and has previously captained India against West Indies and Australia earlier this season.

His appointment comes after Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out of the series due to injury on Tuesday, meaning he will miss at least two matches before returning for the third game at Mount Maunganui on November 8th if fit enough.

He replaced Virat Kohli who led India in all formats until he left for England in July 2019.

Rohit Sharma has been named captain for India’s three ODIs against New Zealand, after Virat Kohli had to leave for England.

Rohit has previously captained India in the limited overs format on 12 occasions, but this will be his first series as skipper since October 2017 when he led them to an ODI series win over Australia at home.

The decision to appoint Rohit as captain was taken after consultation with CoA chief Vinod Rai and coach Ravi Shastri, who said it would help them “groom” someone for future leadership roles.

Shreyas will replace KL Rahul

Shreyas Iyer, who was named in the Indian squad for the Asia Cup, will now replace KL Rahul in New Zealand.

Iyer is a right-handed batsman who has played 34 ODIs so far and scored 858 runs at an average of 38.62 with three half-centuries under his belt. He also holds an impressive strike rate of 81.41 which includes his first century on debut against West Indies at Port of Spain last year when he scored 111 off 131 balls (12x4s).

Conclusion

Shreyas Iyer will replace KL Rahul.

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