India vs New Zealand 2021: ‘Looks Like A Fake Pass’ – Former Cricketer Hints Selectors Already Made A Serious Error

Hanuma Vihari has not been selected in the Indian team for the New Zealand Test.

Earlier, former cricketer Ajay Jadeja had also questioned why Vihari was not selected in the first place.

  • Last Update:November 23, 2021, 7:27 pm IS
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India will take on New Zealand in 48 hours’ time. But just before the start, KL Rahul is out. it means that India Must be missing some big names which include Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul—the mainstays of the Indian batting. In such a situation, cricket pundit Aakash Chopra has questioned the decision of the selectors to drop Hanuma Vihari from the team. Vihari could have been a good replacement for Rahul as he has played some Test cricket for India, making his debut against England in 2018. The BCCI has included Surya Kumar Yadav in the squad who has not played Test cricket before. “Leaving Hanuma Vihari out for the #IndvNZ Test now seems like a wrong move. It was a serious mistake in the beginning…” Chopra tweeted.

Team India has suffered a major setback before the first Test against New Zealand starting in Kanpur from November 25. The BCCI on Tuesday said opener KL Rahul has been ruled out of the first match of the two-match Test series due to injury. The senior selection committee has included batsman Suryakumar Yadav in the team instead of Rahul.

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“Rahul has a strained left thigh muscle and has been ruled out of the upcoming 2-match Paytm Test series against New Zealand. He will now undergo rehabilitation at the NCA to prepare for the series against South,” the BCCI said in a statement. ” Africa is scheduled for next month,” it added.

Earlier, former cricketer Ajay Jadeja had also questioned why Vihari was not selected in the first place. “Vihari, poor man. He did well He has been with Indian cricket for some time now, he has done well. What has he done wrong? Why should he go on India A tour, why can’t he play Test matches at home? Or don’t even send him on an A tour. Someone who has been with the team, now India A goes on tour and a new guy comes. It is playing with people’s minds,” Jadeja said while speaking on Cricbuzz.

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