New Delhi: A 5-match test series is being played between Team India and England. In the fourth Test, the Indian team performed brilliantly and defeated the hosts by 157 runs to take a 2-1 lead in the series. Team India’s opener Rohit Sharma scored a century in this match. However, the bad news came that he got injured and in such a situation, suspense remains on his playing in the 5th Test.
Suspense on Rohit-Pujara’s play
Senior batsmen Rohit Sharma (knee injury) and Cheteshwar Pujara (ankle injury) are also injured and are still under the supervision of the medical team. Rohit’s injury is improving rapidly and he is likely to play but a decision will be taken only after getting the green signal from the medical team. In Pujara’s absence, Hanuma Vihari and Suryakumar Yadav may find a place in the playing XI.
Mayank Agarwal gets chance in place of Rohit
If Rohit Sharma is not able to get fit at the right time, then one of Mayank Agarwal, Abhimanyu Easwaran and Prithvi Shaw will be given a chance. However, instead of Rohit, Mayank Agarwal has more hopes of getting a chance. Mayank Agarwal last got a chance to play in the Brisbane Test. Mayank Agarwal did not play in the first three Test matches against England, but he can get a chance in the last Test match. Mayank Agarwal has more than 1000 runs in Tests and his average is also 45.73. Mayank Agarwal has so far scored 1052 runs in 14 Test matches for India at an average of 46. He has scored three centuries and four half-centuries in 23 innings. Mayank Agarwal’s average on home grounds is more dangerous than Australia’s legendary batsman Don Bradman. Agarwal has played innings of 215, 108 and 243 runs on Indian cricket.
India took a 2-1 lead
India has gone 2-1 ahead in the 5-match series between Team India and England. The first match of this series was drawn due to rain. After which India defeated England in the second Test played at Lord’s. However, in the third Test, England returned and won the match in a one-sided fashion. After that, in the fourth test, Team India won the match by performing strongly.