India tour of England – Mayank Agarwal Injured: Big blow for India, Mayank Agarwal ruled out of first Test due to concussion: An unpleasant news has emerged from the Indian team in England as India’s top-order batsman- Mayank Agarwal has been ruled out of the first Test due to concussion. As per BCCI recent reports, the right-handed batsman is stable and will remain under close medical observation. India and England will square off in the first Test of the five-match Test series starting from August 4 at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
India tour of England: Big blow for India, Mayank Agarwal ruled out of first Test due to concussion
NEWS 🚨- Mayank Agarwal ruled out of first Test due to concussion.
The 30-year-old is stable and will remain under close medical observation.
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 2, 2021
India tour of England – Mayank Agarwal Injured: BCCI reports furthered that the Mayank was hit on the helmet while batting during India’s nets session at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Monday. The BCCI Medical Team assessed him, and a concussion test was conducted. He has shown signs of concussion and is ruled out of the opening Test against England.
Earlier Team India’s vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane hinted of Mayank’s unavailability in the first Test during the press conference.
“All the 21 guys are fit for the selection for the 1st Test. Mayank Agarwal got hit on the helmet today in the nets and our team is accessing him. All the pacers are available too for the first Test,” Rahane said in a virtual press conference on Monday.
India tour of England: KL Rahul likely to open alongside Rohit Sharma
Mayank Agarwal’s injury has opened the gates for KL Rahul to open up batting for India in the first Test with Rohit Sharma. Just when things looked set for Agarwal to fire for the first time against England in England, he suffered a head injury during the training sessions just 2 days prior to the mainstream action.
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