KL Rahul to miss England tour with groin injury, to travel abroad for treatment

KL Rahul to miss England tour with groin injury, to travel abroad for treatment

Rahul is set to travel to Germany for treatment.

KL Rahul
KL Rahul. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Indian batter KL Rahul is set to miss India’s tour of England and will instead travel to Germany in late June or early July for the treatment of his groin injury, which led to his ruling out from the ongoing South Africa T20Is where he was set to lead India. Rahul was named as the stand-in skipper in the absence of rested Rohit Sharma but picked up the injury on the eve of the series opener.

Ever since, his participation in the England tour, where India are set to play the rescheduled fifth Test apart from three ODIs and T20Is each, hung in uncertainty. Rahul, who had an impressive run in the four Tests, being one of the top scorers for the visitors while opening the innings, was named as Rohit’s deputy.

“That is correct [Rahul going abroad], the board is working on his fitness and he will be going to Germany soon,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah told Cricbuzz on Thursday (June 16).

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