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Kohli’s replacement replaced. Will Sarfaraz Khan make his India debut in Vizag?

Kohli’s replacement replaced. Will Sarfaraz Khan make his India debut in Vizag?

The fans wait with bated breath to see if Sarfaraz Khan shines, Gill rediscovers his touch, and India solves their selection puzzle with a winning formula.

IND vs ENG 2nd Test: With two key players out and Virat Kohli still missing, India’s captain Rohit Sharma and coach Rahul Dravid face a delicate puzzle before the second Test against England. Replacing KL Rahul at No. 4, giving Shubman Gill another chance, and finding the right solutions for Ravindra Jadeja’s absence are just some of the head-scratching decisions they must make.

With Rohit Sharma left as the only experienced batter at the top, finding a reliable No. 4 is crucial. While Shreyas Iyer might be the safe bet, his strength against spinners would be under test. Could Rajat Patidar, initially drafted as Kohli’s replacement, step up against a formidable bowling attack?

Last chance for Shubman Gill?

After a string of underwhelming performances, Shubman Gill faces a do-or-die situation.

A failure in Vizag could pave the way for KL Rahul return upon his availability. Can Gill seize this opportunity and silence his critics?

IND vs ENG 2nd Test: Sarfaraz Khan debut?

India’s prolific domestic star Sarfaraz Khan finally receives his long-awaited call-up. While Rajat Patidar seems favored for the initial inclusion, an extra slot opening due to a potential switch to one fast bowler could pave the way for Sarfaraz Khan debut.

Can he replicate his A-game on the biggest stage?

Finding Ravindra Jadeja replacement

Replacing Ravindra Jadeja, the ultimate all-rounder, is no easy feat. Kuldeep Yadav, the designated backup spinner, might be considered, but at the cost of weakening the batting. Saurabh Kumar and Washington Sundar offer batting depth, but lack Jadeja’s experience. Is there a bold decision up their sleeves?

The answers to these questions will define India’s approach in the second Test. With a reshuffled lineup and England seeking redemption, the stage is set for a tactical battle of wits and a potential shift in the series‘ momentum. The fans wait with bated breath to see if Sarfaraz Khan shines, Gill rediscovers his touch, and India solves their selection puzzle with a winning formula.

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