A three-day warm-up match against the Indian team and County Select XI. India’s reserve fast bowler Avesh Khan, who is playing for the opposing team, has been injured in the thumb Due to injury, Avesh Khan will not be able to play practice matches on the second and third days. This was confirmed by the BCCI on Wednesday. The fast bowler Avesh Khan is under the supervision of the BCCI medical team, BCCI said. They do not participate on the second day and third day of the practice match.
After scoring 311 on the second day of the warm-up match, India were all out. Awesh has been selected as a Nets bowler in the Indian squad for the England tour. The County Select XI team has added two Indian players to their squad after losing players due to injury and the Kovid-19 quarantine. Awesh Khan and Washington Sundar are playing for the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
UPDATE: Fast bowler Avesh Khan is under observation of the BCCI medical team. They will no longer participate on the 2nd and 3rd day of the practice game. https://t.co/Owc7fQpBL0
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Reserve fast bowler Avesh Khan was injured when Hanuma Vihari blocked his shot. In the Indian squad, Mohammad Shami, Ishant Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane also rested in the practice match. Rohit Sharma was in charge of the team in the absence of these two players. “Kohli suffered a little stiffness on his back late on Monday evening and the BCCI medical team has been instructed to rest from the three-day first-class match,” BCCI Secretary Jay Shaw said on Tuesday.
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“Deputy Ajinkya Rahane has a gentle elling around his left leg. He was given an injection. He was unavailable for a three-day first-class match. “However, he (Rahane) is being overseen by the BCCI medical team and he is expected to make a full recovery during the first Test match against England starting on August 4 in Nottingham,” he said.