KL Rahul Ruled Out of Third Test

Big Blow to Team India

Team India faces major setback as key player ruled out days before third Test against England.

KL Rahul Out Due to Injury

KL Rahul misses third Test in Rajkot due to injury sustained in Hyderabad, fails recovery.

Replacement Announced

Devdutt Padikkal replaces KL Rahul in squad, scoring 5 centuries in 8 matches, in form.

Challenges for Team India

KL Rahul and Virat Kohli's absence weakens batting lineup on batsman-friendly Rajkot pitch for series.

Middle Order Concerns

India's middle order faces inexperience without KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer; Dhruv Jurel may debut.

Positive News for Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja fully fit, practicing in Rajkot. 

Long-term Implications

Padikkal's performance may influence team selection, increasing competition for opener's slot, impacting KL Rahul's role.