Ishan Kishan will exchange KL Rahul in India’s squad for the World Take a look at Championship ultimate in opposition to Australia.
Rahul, 31, will miss the ultimate and the remainder of the Indian Premier League season after tearing a tendon in his proper leg.
He was damage whereas fielding for Lucknow Tremendous Giants of their IPL defeat to Royal Challengers Bangalore on 1 Might.
Kishan, 24, has represented India in shorter codecs however is but to make his Take a look at debut.
The Indian cricket board (BCCI) stated on Monday that “Rahul will endure surgical procedure on the earliest adopted by rehab”.
Mumbai Indians wicketkeeper Kishan was named within the Take a look at squad for the primary two video games of the four-match series at home to Australia in February – which India gained 2-1 – however didn’t play.
Jaydev Unadkat and Umesh Yadav have each been included within the squad for the WTC ultimate, however are being monitored after choosing up accidents in latest weeks.
The ultimate shall be held on the Oval in London between 7 and 11 June.
Australia then play the primary Ashes Take a look at in opposition to England at Edgbaston on 16 June.