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“Think everyone will support…”: Former India star on KL Rahul’s third Test exit




With India leading the series 2-0, skipper Rohit Sharma elected to bat after winning the toss in the third Test against Australia at the Holkar Stadium in Indore on Wednesday. The hosts made two changes, with out-of-form opener KL Rahul replacing youngster Shuman Gill in the playing XI. Rahul, who scored just 38 runs in the first two Tests of the series, is under the scanner as several current and former players have questioned his place in the team. After Rahul was dropped from the team, former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar suggested that the team management took the right decision.

Manjrekar said, “I was wondering if the management will show courage and do the right thing with KL Rahul, who is a big name player and has played some important innings in the past. I think everyone supports the decision.” Well done,” Manjrekar said. Toss.

As far as India’s second change is concerned, experienced fast bowler Umesh Yadav has got a place in the playing XI in place of Mohammed Shami.

Australia, on the other hand, also made two changes to the team that lost the second Test by six wickets in New Delhi, bringing in fast bowlers Mitchell Starc and Cameron Green in place of Pat Cummins and David Warner, who are both back. Home.

Steve Smith is captaining Australia in the match.

Teams: India: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Shrikar Bharat (wk), Akshar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj.

Australia: Usman Khawaja, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith (c), Peter Handscomb, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (wk), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Todd Murphy, Matthew Kuhnman.

(With PTI inputs)

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