India Tour of England: KL Rahul’s Ruled OUT, going to Germany for treatment: Follow LIVE Updates


India Tour of England: KL Rahul RULED OUT – What comes as bad news for KL Rahul and Team India, the Indian Vice-Captain is officially RULED out of full England Tour. Rahul was asked to appear for FITNESS test at NCA on Saturday. But as his progress from injury wasn’t satisfying, BCCI has decided to RULE him out of the tour. Rather the Indian board will send Rahul to Germany for treatment: Follow IND vs ENG Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

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India Tour of England: It’s FINAL KL Rahul officially RULED OUT of England TOUR, BCCI sending him to Germany for TREATMENT: Follow LIVE UPDATES

KL Rahul RULED OUT – Will travel to Germany for treatment: The BCCI Secretary Jay Shah has told Cricbuzz that KL Rahul is being sent to abroad for treatment.

It is worth noting that Rahul had injured his groin just before the start of ongoing India vs South Africa T20 Series. The 30-year-old is in pain and the groin issue is continuous bothering Rahul

“That is correct, the board is working on his fitness and he will be going to Germany soon,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah told Cricbuzz

The report further says, Rahul is likely to fly out to Germany by the end of this month or early July.

On Thursday morning, one batch of the Indian team consisting of the players for the July 1-5 Test in Edgbaston, left for England from Mumbai and have already reached London.

Will a replacement be named for KL Rahul? It is unlikely that KL Rahul’s replacement will be made. The selectors, however, will have to announce a vice-captain for the tour.

“It’s a slow process. His recovery has been slow and that’s not a good sign” a senior BCCI official told InsideSport on Wednesday.

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India Tour of England: KL Rahul to appear for FITNESS test on Saturday at NCA, official says ‘He is certainly not ruled out’: Follow Live Updates

KL Rahul injury Timeline:

  • November 2021 – Thigh Strain: KL Rahul was ruled out of the two-match Test series against New Zealand in November due to a left thigh strain.
  • February 2021 – Hamstring: KL Rahul missed the T20 series against West Indies after suffering a left hamstring injury.
  • February 2021 – Hamstring: He failed to recover in time and missed the T20 against Sri Lanka.
  • March 2021 – Hamstring: The hamstring injury also ruled him out of the Test series against Sri Lanka.
  • January 2021 – Wrist: KL Rahul missed the Test series in Australia after suffering a wrist injury during practice.

India Tour of England: KL Rahul to appear for FITNESS test on Saturday at NCA, official says ‘He is certainly not ruled out’: Follow Live Updates

India Tour of England: KL Rahul to appear for FITNESS test on Saturday at NCA, official says 'He is certainly not ruled out': Follow Live Updates

KL Rahul suffered a groin injury during India’s practice ahead of 1st T20 against South Africa in Delhi. He was immediately ruled out of the five-match series as a precaution. However, initially, the injury wasn’t thought to be serious.

As he reported to the NCA to continue his recovery, the assessment right from the beginning had raised concerns about his availability for the 5th Test against England, starting July 1.

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India Tour of England: KL Rahul to appear for FITNESS test on Saturday at NCA, official says ‘He is certainly not ruled out’: Follow Live Updates

India’s Test squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain) Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohd Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Prasidh Krishna



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