In India the Cricket Control Board appointed surprisingly. Cheteshwar Pujara As the new assistant captain for the first Test against Bangladesh. KL Rahul will officiate Test 1 and Pujara will be his sidekick, as regular captain Rohit Sharma has been removed from the first Test due to a thumb injury during India’s 2nd ODI against Bangladesh.
“India captain Rohit Sharma spoke to an expert in Mumbai due to a left thumb injury he received during the 2nd ODI against Bangladesh. He has been offered appropriate treatment for this injury and will not be available for the first Test against Bangladesh.BCCI has issued a statement.
“The BCCI Medical Team will make a phone call at a later stage to determine if it is available for the second and final Test. The All India Senior Selection Committee chose Abhimanyu Easwaran as the replacement for the first Test.” was read further.
Rishabh Pant, who assisted Jasprit Bumrah in a Test match against England, was disregarded for her supporting role. Pujara played 96 matches but was never selected for the leadership role so this news came as a surprise.
He was the vice captain when Ajinkya Rahane led the 2nd. Border-Gavaskar Cup The match in 2020/21, but soon Rohit joined the team for the last two matches. He also assisted in the Kanpur Test against New Zealand in November 2021. The veteran has only played one Test match since his comeback.
Both Pujara and Rahane were removed from the Test team against Sri Lanka and Bumrah was made Rohit’s sidekick. Pujara returned for the rescheduled fifth Test against England in July in Birmingham.
The first Test will be played in Chittogram from December 14-18, while the second will be held in Dhaka from December 22-26. India lost 2-1 in their three-game ODI series against Bangladesh.
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