India will tackle Australia within the WTC closing scheduled to be held from June 7 to 11 at The Oval.
Rahul suffered an damage to his proper higher thigh whereas fielding throughout an IPL match between Lucknow Tremendous Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Might 1 in Lucknow.
“After consultations with specialists, it has been decided that Rahul will undergo surgery at the earliest followed by rehab at the National Cricket Academy for the same. He is ruled out of the upcoming ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia,” a BCCI assertion learn.
Paceman Jaydev Unadkat additionally sustained a left shoulder damage by tripping over the facet rope whereas bowling within the nets however a choice on his participation within the WTC closing can be taken at a later stage.
“A specialist consultation has been sought and the left-arm fast bowler is currently at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru undergoing strength and rehab sessions for his shoulder,” the assertion additional learn.
Quick bowler Umesh Yadav suffered a minor left hamstring damage throughout IPL match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on April 26.
“The fast bowler is currently under the care of the KKR Medical Team and has started low-intensity bowling as part of his rehab process. The BCCI medical team is in regular touch with KKR medical team and is closely monitoring Umesh’s progress.”
India’s squad for WTC closing: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, KS Bharat (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Ishan Kishan (wk).
Standby gamers: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Mukesh Kumar, Suryakumar Yadav.