KL Rahul to Likely Skip T20 Against WI, Tests Positive to COVID-19

Story Highlights
  • KL Rahul tests positive to COVID-19
  • Might skip T20s beginning from July 29th.
  • BCCI chief made the announcement.

Senior opener of the Indian Cricket Team KL Rahul tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, which is likely to rule him out of the upcoming five-match T20 series against the West Indies, starting July 29 at Tarouba.

The announcement came through BCCI cheif Sourav Ganguly after the Apex Council meeting.

Rahul has been named in the T20I squad for India vs West Indies series, subject to his fitness. Rahul will most likely miss the T20I series as well. Earlier, when South Africa toured India he was named captain of the Indian team but he suffered a groin injury. Rishabh Pant replaced him as the skipper. Rahul has not played a single game of cricket since IPL 2022.

Earlier during the day, Rahul had addressed the candidates, who attended the Level-3 coach certification course at National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.

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