Team India faces major setback as key player ruled out days before third Test against England.
KL Rahul misses third Test in Rajkot due to injury sustained in Hyderabad, fails recovery.
Devdutt Padikkal replaces KL Rahul in squad, scoring 5 centuries in 8 matches, in form.
KL Rahul and Virat Kohli's absence weakens batting lineup on batsman-friendly Rajkot pitch for series.
India's middle order faces inexperience without KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer; Dhruv Jurel may debut.
Ravindra Jadeja fully fit, practicing in Rajkot.
Padikkal's performance may influence team selection, increasing competition for opener's slot, impacting KL Rahul's role.