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Ind vs Eng: KL Rahul to join India squad for second Test match

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Opener KL Rahul has been included into the side as its sixteenth member for the second Ind vs Eng Test against, beginning on November 17 at the ACA-VDCA Stadium in Vizag. KL Rahul missed the last two Tests against New Zealand and the first Test against England because of hamstring injury. Indian team selectors have chosen to pick Rahul as he has completely recuperated from the hamstring injury.

Ind vs Eng: KL Rahul to join India squad for second Test match
KL Rahul to join India squad for second Test match against England

The All India Senior Selection Committee has decided to add India batsman KL Rahul to the Indian squad ahead of the second Test of the Paytm Test Series – 2016 between India and England to be played at Vizag from November 17, 2016,” said BCCI in its media release.

Rahul has fully recovered from his right hamstring injury and would be joining the squad today (November 15, 2016),” added the Indian cricket board.

KL Rahul Career Stats:

Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 9 15 0 562 158 37.46 1020 55.09 3 1 65 6 16 0
ODIs 3 3 2 196 100* 196.00 235 83.40 1 1 15 3 3 0
T20Is 5 4 2 179 110* 89.50 112 159.82 1 0 17 8 1 0

Test Matches

Test debut Australia v India at Melbourne, Dec 26-30, 2014
Last Test India v New Zealand at Kanpur, Sep 22-26, 2016

ODI’s

ODI debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 11, 2016
Last ODI Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 15, 2016

T20’s

T20I debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 18, 2016
Last T20I India v West Indies at Lauderhill, Aug 28, 2016

Returning from injury, Rahul scored a century and a half-century in the progressing Ranji Trophy match for Karnataka against Rajasthan. Rahul scored 76 in the first innings and 106 in the second innings. Rahul made his Test debut against Australia in 2014 and as far back as he has included in nine Test matches, scoring 532 keeps running at a average of 37.46. He has gained quick progress in the restricted overs design for India and has earned awesome notoriety for his forceful batting approach.

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