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IND Playing XI vs NZ: Virat Kohli, Jayant Yadav, & M Siraj replace injured Ajinkya Rahane, R Jadeja and Ishant Sharma in 2nd Test

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India Playing XI 2nd Test – IND vs NZ LIVE: Team India dealt a triple blow just ahead of the start of the 2nd Test when Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, and Ravindra Jadeja got ruled out owing to injuries. The regular skipper Virat Kohli comes in place of Ajinkya Rahane while Jayant Yadav and M Siraj replace R Jadeja and Ishant Sharma from the playing 11.Follow India vs New Zealand LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN

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IND Playing XI vs NZ: Virat Kohli, Jayant Yadav, & M Siraj replace injured Ajinkya Rahane, R Jadeja, and Ishant Sharma in 2nd Test

India Playing XI vs NZ in 2nd Test:

  1. Shubman Gill
  2. Mayank Agarwal
  3. Cheteshwar Pujara
  4. Virat Kohli
  5. Shreyas Iyer
  6. Wriddhiman Saha (wk)
  7. Axar Patel
  8. Ravichandran Ashwin
  9. Jayant Yadav
  10. Mohammed Siraj
  11. Umesh Yadav

 

While captain Virat Kohli returns to the side, Team India have been dealt a triple injury blow, with vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja ruled out due to injury.

In a statement, the BCCI said, “Fast bowler Ishant Sharma dislocated his left little finger during the final day of the 1st Test match in Kanpur. He is thus ruled out of the 2nd Test in Mumbai. The BCCI Medical Team will continue to monitor his progress.”

Meanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja has been advised to rest after a right forearm injury, suffered during the 1st Test in Kanpur. “After undergoing scans, he was diagnosed with a swelling on his forearm. He has been advised rest and is thus ruled out of the 2nd Test in Mumbai,” the statement read.

Ajinkya Rahane sustained a minor left hamstring strain while fielding on the final day of the 1st Test match in Kanpur. Since he has not recovered completely, he has been ruled out of the 2nd Test in Mumbai. His progress will be closely monitored by the BCCI Medical team.

India Playing XI vs NZ in 2nd Test:

  • Mayank Agarwal & Shubman Gill will continue at the top
  • Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli & Shreyas Iyer will bat in the middle order
  • Jayant Yadav replaces R Jadeja
  • Mohammed Siraj comes in place of injured Ishant Sharma

IND Playing XI vs NZ: Virat Kohli, Jayant Yadav, & M Siraj replace injured Ajinkya Rahane, R Jadeja, and Ishant Sharma in 2nd Test


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