ICC prediction: Jadeja will join the Indian squad in Nagpur ahead of the Australian Series

After a successful comeback with the Ranji Trophy and proving his fitness for the game, Ravindra Jadeja joins the Indian test team in Nagpur this week ahead of the first test against Australia which starts on 9 February. However, Shreyas Iyer has yet to receive fitness his clearance as he continues to recover from a stiff back at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru.

Jadeja, who played for Saurashtra in the final group stage match against Tamil Nadu in Chennai last week, bowled 41.1 overs and sacked his sevens in the second innings before undergoing surgery on his right before playing cricket. It has reportedly given him the confidence he was hoping for after not playing. Knees in September. Jadeja, who was included in the Indian test team on the condition that she pass a fitness test, said after her performance that she had hopes for the Australian series and was “good to go.”

One of his BCCI physical therapists accompanied him to closely monitor Jadeja’s health. Jadeja is now back in NCA to complete her final fitness test. His one-off Test against England at Birmingham in July 2022 was the last time Jadeja played a friendly. He suffered from pain in his right knee that had plagued him for many years while playing in the Asian Cup in late August.

Knee surgery caused Jadeja to miss out on his T20 World Championship selection. Even though he was included in the squad for Bangladesh’s 2 Test Tour, his selection was contingent on fitness and he was eventually left out. With the extension of his rehabilitation, he was also banned from the Whiteball Home Series against Sri Lanka and New Zealand. I felt I could compete for the trophy.

Ayer races against time to prove his fitness

Iyer was recently ruled out of his ODI series against New Zealand due to a stiff back, but fitness will have to spend some more time in the NCA before getting his clearance. Iyer recently learned he had an injection at the NCA to combat swelling in his lower back.

If cleared, Iyer would be the frontrunner for the middle-tier slot against Australia, and as incumbent, India’s final series, he averaged 101.00 on his tour in his two Tests in Bangladesh in December. Recorded. Other contenders could include Suryakumar Yadav, who has yet to make his Test debut, and Shubman Gill if India opens with Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul.

Ultimately, Iyer remains optimistic and is expected to be declared healthy, but BCCI medical staff complained of back pain before he was given permission to travel to Nagpur to attend a preparatory camp in India. We want to make sure that there is no Starting February 2nd.

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