Ind vs Aus 3rd Test — KL Rahul leaves for India: KL Rahul left for India after he was ruled of the remainder of the Border-Gavaskar Test against Australia due to a wrist injury. BCCI shared a picture of him before he left the team hotel for the airport. It wrote: “kis off to India to tend to his wrist injury. We wish him a speedy recovery”.
Rahul will now return to India and he will head to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru for further rehabilitation of his injury.
The four-match series between India and Australia currently stands levelled at 1-1 and the third Test is slated to be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground from January 7.
Both the Indian and Australian lineups moved to Sydney on January 4. On January 2 and 3, the teams had trained in Melbourne only.
The third Test of the Border-Gavaskar Test Series between India and Australia will be telecast Live and Exclusive on Sony Six, Sony Ten 3 (Hindi), and Sony Ten 1 channels from January 7, from 5.00 am onwards.
India had levelled the four-match series against Australia after securing an eight-wicket win in the Boxing Day Test.
Earlier, T Natarajan was added to the Test squad for the remaining two Test matches against Australia. The left-arm pacer replaced Umesh Yadav, who sustained a strain in his left calf muscle on Day 3 of the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.