Sunday, March 26, 2023

Dravid ‘utterly positive’, to hitch crew earlier than third ODI

By Categorical Information Service

CHENNAI: India males’s head coach Rahul Dravid, who didn’t journey with the crew and as a substitute flew to Bengaluru early on Friday morning, is anticipated to hitch the crew in Thiruvananthapuram earlier than the third ODI in opposition to Sri Lanka.

Although there have been speculations concerning his well being and whether or not he could be a part of the India setup for the rest of the sequence, the Indian cricket board quelled all such doubts saying all the pieces was positive.

As a passenger tweeted an image with Dravid on Friday morning throughout a flight to Bengaluru (from Kolkata), it was broadly reported that the previous India captain was unwell throughout the second ODI. He apparently had hypertension however was handled instantly with drugs and he had flown again dwelling for a checkup. There was nothing alarming.

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With the sequence already sealed in Kolkata, it was not clear whether or not Dravid would be part of the crew for the third match which is scheduled to be performed on Sunday. Nonetheless, in keeping with BCCI sources, the 50-year-old is totally positive and will likely be arriving in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday.

India will likely be heading into the third ODI, main the three-match sequence 2-0. Whereas Virat Kohli starred with the bat within the first match, scoring his 73rd worldwide hundred, the bowling unit got here collectively to collectively carry out within the second ODI in Kolkata. Mohammed Siraj and Kuldeep Yadav took three wickets every earlier than KL Rahul, who was below strain to ship with the bat, scored an important half-century to take the hosts dwelling in what was a difficult chase in opposition to Sri Lanka.

After the third ODI in Thiruvananthapuram in opposition to Sri Lanka, India will likely be enjoying three ODIs and as many T20Is in opposition to New Zealand from January 18.

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