Due to injuries, the squad will be without its top pacer Jasprit Bumrah and standout all-arounder Ravindra Jadeja. Bumrah was unable to play because of a back stress problem. But Jadeja recently had surgery on his right knee.
Right after taking charge, new BCCI president Roger Binny was on Tuesday. Mentioned frequent injuries to top India players. It is a matter of concern and promised to “Get to the bottom of it all”
Improving the pitches for domestic cricket is also on his agenda.
After taking over the BCCI presidency from Sourav Ganguly, Binny told the media here. “We would look to improve on what we can do to limit the injuries to players.”
“Players are getting injured is a frequent problem. And we want to figure out why this is happening and how we can make things better.
India has fielded up to 40 players across formats in 2022, with injuries being the main reason. In addition to multiple series being played at once. “We have excellent doctors and trainers at the National Cricket Academy (in Bengaluru). But we must look to reduce the injuries and improve recovery,” said India’s National Cricket Academy director.
Due to injuries, the squad will be without its top pacer Jasprit Bumrah and standout all-arounder Ravindra Jadeja. Bumrah was unable to play because of a back stress problem, but Jadeja recently had surgery on his right knee.
During their conversation, Binny also emphasized the significance of enhancing the Indian domestic cricket pitches.
World Cup winner Binny, 67, was elected unopposed at the BCCI AGM (Annual general Meeting) alongside Jay Shah. Who is re-elected as the secretary for a second consecutive term. “There needs to be more life in the wickets at home. So that our teams would not have the problem of adjusting when travelling abroad. Like in Australia, where there is more pace and bounce,” Binny said.
Ganguly attended the meeting in his capacity as the Cricket Association of Bengal’s delegate; he plans to take over as president again.
Before the ODI World Cup in India the following year, Binny. Who represented India in 27 Tests and 72 ODIs, assumes leadership.
India vs Pakistan match will played at MCG on 23rd of October.
Indian Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya. R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Shami. Standby Players: Mohammed Siraj, Shreyas Iyer, Ravi Bishnoi, Shardul Thakur.
Pakistan Squad: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah. Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah. Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood. Standby Players: Usman Qadir, Mohammad Haris, Shahnawaz Dahani
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