Srinagar:Mumbai batter Sarfaraz Khan is likely to make his long awaited India Tesd debut during England vs India 3rd Test according to multiple reports in media.
India suffered a major setback in the lead-up to the 3rd Test against England as former vice-captain KL Rahul was ruled out of the crucial encounter in Rajkot on Monday.
India is already missing the services Virat Kohli, while as it is boosted by the return of veteran all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja.
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) statement on Monday revealed that Rahul has failed to fully recover from the quadriceps strain that kept him out of the Visakhapatnam encounter.
Devdutt Padikkal replaces KL Rahul
Rahul will continue his recovery process at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru.
The Selection Committee has named Devdutt Padikkal as Rahul’s replacement for the 3rd England Test.
According to a report filed by Indian Express, Mumbai batter Sarfaraz Khan will make his debut for India in the 3rd Test against England.
“Sarfaraz will be making his debut. As KL has been ruled out for this Test, Sarfaraz will be getting his first game,” a source said.