ICC WTC Final: KL Rahul is ‘Healing’ well after undergoing appendicitis surgery during IPL 2021

ICC WTC Final, KL Rahul health news: Indian opener KL Rahul on Wednesday gave an update on his health after undergoing appendicitis surgery.
ICC WTC Final, KL Rahul health news: Indian opener KL Rahul on Wednesday gave an update on his health after undergoing appendicitis surgery. (Instagram/KL Rahul)

ICC WTC Final, KL Rahul health news: Indian opener KL Rahul on Wednesday gave an update on his health after undergoing appendicitis surgery. Bound for the World Test Championship final in June, the Punjab Kings captain had complained of acute pain in his stomach, a day before Punjab’s match against Delhi Capitals (DC). He was then shifted to a hospital after his pain did not subside by medication, where he was operated.

On Wednesday, the wicket-keeper batsman shared a health update with his Instagram followers. The Karnataka cricketer posted a picture of himself enjoying a nice vacation with his dogs on Instagram. He captioned it, “healing”.

ICC WTC Final: KL Rahul is ‘Healing’ after undergoing appendicitis surgery during IPL 2021

 

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ICC WTCH Final: KL Rahul will be available for selection on the basis of clearance of fitness

BCCI had announced a 20-member for the WTC final and the five-match Test series against England.

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Team India’s first stop will be in Southampton where they play New Zealand to decide the first champion of the Test format. Following their 3-1 win against England at home, India finished as the No. 1 side with 72.2 percentage points and booked their place in the final.

India’s squad: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul (subject to fitness clearance), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper; subject to fitness clearance).

Standby players: Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arzan Nagwaswalla

India’s England tour scheduled:

India’s tour of England, 2021-22
Sr. Date Match Venue
A 18th – 22nd June WTC Final vs NZ Southampton
1 4th – 8th August 1st Test vs England Nottingham
2 12th – 16th August 2nd Test vs England London (Lord’s)
3 25th – 29th August 3rd Test vs England Leeds
4 2nd – 6th September 4th Test vs England London (Oval)
5 10th – 14th September 5th Test vs England Manchester
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