In a fresh development, India’s head coach Rahul Dravid has confirmed that wicket-keeper batter KL Rahul is set to miss the first two games of the upcoming Asia Cup 2023.
While addressing the media on Tuesday, August 29, Dravid said that Rahul will miss the game against Pakistan and he is unavailable for Nepal game.
In Rahul’s absence, Ishan Kishan is likely to be the preferred wicket-keeper batter in the squad.
Team India will kick start its Asia Cup 2023 campaign against Pakistan on September 2 in Sri Lanka.
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India’s squad for Asia Cup 2023:
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya (VC), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Prasidh Krishna
Traveling stand-by player: Sanju Samson
More to follow.