On Sunday, August 27, the Indian squad, which is presently at a training camp at Alur, close to Bengaluru, had a break. Nevertheless, some involved claim that the current course of events has been satisfying, especially for Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul, who are returning after a significant injury break. On Monday, the camp is scheduled to reopen.
After days of rumors about Rahul’s readiness to keep wickets, it is now clear that the 31-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman has started his “keeping duties after recovering from a thigh operation and a three-month absence. While his capability to bat was unquestioned, there were reservations about his ability to keep wickets. The selectors decided to add Sanju Samson as a traveling reserve as a result of this uncertainty. Rahul nevertheless appears to be progressing.
Sources claim that on Monday, the day before the squad leaves for Sri Lanka for the Asia Cup, he will take on additional wicket-keeping duties. He appears to be ready to keep wickets during the Asia Cup, especially in the later matches. On September 2, India will play its first game against archrival Pakistan.
Jasprit Bumrah and the rest of the team, who took part in the just-finished T20I series in Ireland, will join the Indian players on Monday.
Iyer recalls his pain-related experiences
Iyer added that he suffered from agonizing back pain and is now relieved to be back with the Indian team, surrounded by smiling faces. “I’m overjoyed to be a part of the team and to see everyone smiling. Iyer, 28, said to bcci.tv, “I’m pleased to be back.
“To be exact, I had a slipped disc that was compressing a nerve and causing me to feel agony all the way down to the bottom of my little toe. I was in such excruciating pain that I was unable to fully articulate how I was feeling.
Iyer continued, “I was hospitalized for two days following the incident. I haven’t played cricket since January. I then returned to my house. I gave myself almost ten days of rest. After my operation, I spent three weeks in London. because the doctor had to monitor the situation over time.
“We gradually started performing some running workouts, and the first one was really challenging. You see, for me, staying in the moment and performing my daily tasks well are both crucial right now. I don’t want to consider what has already occurred and what will happen in the future. I’m glad to be here right now and I’m enjoying every second of it.