Dhaka: There has been a big change in Team India for the third ODI match against Bangladesh. Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the match due to a thumb injury. Along with this, Kuldeep Sen and Deepak Chahar will also not be a part of this last ODI. In Rohit's absence, KL Rahul will lead the team in the third ODI. BCCI has given information in this regard while issuing a press release.
The BCCI statement said, 'Team India captain Rohit Sharma has suffered a thumb injury while fielding in the second ODI. He was assessed by the BCCI medical team and underwent scans at a local hospital in Dhaka. He has flown to Mumbai for specialist consultation and will miss the last ODI. A decision on his availability for the upcoming Test series will be taken later.' It has been told in the statement that, 'Fast bowler Kuldeep Sen had complained of stiffness in the back after the first ODI. He was assessed by the BCCI medical team and was advised to rest from the second ODI. Kuldeep has been diagnosed with a stress injury and has been ruled out of the series.'
The statement said, 'Kuldeep's fellow fast bowler Deepak Chahar has also been ruled out of the series due to a left hamstring strain during the second ODI. Both Kuldeep and Deepak will now report to the NCA for further management of their injuries. The All India Senior Selection Committee has included Kuldeep Yadav in Team India for the third and final ODI.'
Let us tell you that the third ODI match against Bangladesh is to be played in Chittagong on 10th December (Saturday). Since Bangladesh had already captured the series by winning the first two matches. In such a situation, now under the captaincy of KL Rahul, the Indian team would like to save its honor by winning this match.
Team India for 3rd ODI: KL Rahul (Captain) (Wicketkeeper), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Shreyas Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Ishan Kishan (Wicketkeeper), Shahbaz Ahmed, Akshar Patel, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik, Kuldeep Yadav.