Virat Kohli Likely To Miss 1st ODI vs England Due To Groin Strain: Report

Virat Kohli Likely To Miss 1st ODI vs England Due To Groin Strain: Report

Virat Kohli failed to score in two T20 matches against England.© AFP

Virat Kohli He is likely to miss the first ODI against England at the Oval on Tuesday due to a back injury during the third T20 International. The extent of Kohli’s swallowing is not yet known, but the Indian team management will not mind giving the 33-year-old veteran a break to play for the next two matches at Lord’s (July 14) and Manchester (July 17). Be available )۔ A BCCI source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told PTI: “Virat suffered back pain during the last match. It cannot be confirmed whether it happened while fielding or batting. “During that time, they will probably miss the first ODI at the Oval tomorrow because Groin needs to rest.” .

It is learned that Kohli did not travel from Nottingham to London in a team bus and this may be due to stop for a medical check-up to check his condition.

On Monday, only ODI players selected – شیکھر دھون, Shardul Thakur And پرسدھ کرشنا۔ – There was an optional net session at the Oval Ground in London.

This may be the reason for postponing the selection of the Indian team for the five-match T20I series in the West Indies and the United States. The team will be announced on Tuesday.

Kohli’s place in the T20 squad has been repeatedly questioned by experts, including former greats. Couple god And Virender Sehwag However, captain Rohit Sharma has strongly supported his longtime teammate.

According to people familiar with the developments in the Indian camp, Kohli has asked for rest from the entire West Indies series. If he is not part of the squad, it will be called “rest” or “drop”.

Charter flight to the Caribbean

The BCCI has decided to send the Indian squad to the West Indies on a special charter flight from Manchester to Port of Spain in view of the threat of COVID-19.

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Sources said that the Indian team will take a charter flight to the Caribbean.

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