BCCI to Name India’s Squad for Remaining England Tests: Focus on Bumrah’s Workload and Rahul’s Return | Cricket News

Feb 9, 2024

bcci selector India's squad for the remaining three Test matches of the home series against England is likely to be announced on Friday, with the focus being on management. Jasprit BumrahDuties and status of KL Rahul And Ravindra JadejaBoth were ruled out of the second Test due to recovery from injuries.
According to Cricbuzz, the selection committee meeting, which was originally scheduled for Thursday, will now be held on Friday.

The report further added that one of the key points of discussion in the meeting will be workload management for bowling leader Jasprit Bumrah, who became the world No. 1 Test bowler after his match-winning performance in the second Test in Visakhapatnam.

The five-match series is now level at 1-1.
Given vice-captain Bumrah's role in bringing India back into the series after the opening Test loss, the possibility of Bumrah being replaced by Mohammed Siraj is reportedly being re-evaluated. So, it remains to be seen whether he is rested or at least will remain a part of the team for the next Test in Rajkot.
Regarding updates on the recovery status of Rahul and Jadeja, the Cricbuzz report said that Rahul looks good to return to the team, while “Jadeja's possible inclusion depends on the assessment of his hamstring injury by the team management. “
However, there is every possibility that the team will continue to miss Virat KohliWho had earlier withdrawn himself from the first two Tests due to personal reasons.

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