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IND vs ENG: Virat Kohli Will Miss The First 2 Test Against England Due To Personal Reasons

Virat Kohli requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to be excused from the first two Tests of the upcoming series against England for personal reasons.

Virat Kohli conveyed his decision to Captain Rohit Sharma, the team management, and the selectors, expressing the need to remove the cricketing commitments temporarily. The specifics of the personal reasons have not been disclosed, and the BCCI urges the media and fans to respect Kohli’s privacy during this period and avoid speculation.

The Men’s Selection Committee is expected to name a replacement for Kohli soon, ensuring a balanced squad for the challenging Test series against England.

The BCCI acknowledges the understanding and support of the cricketing community and fans, hoping for Virat Kohli’s swift return to the field after addressing the personal matters. The first match of the five-Test series is scheduled at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on the 25th of this month.

IND vs ENG: Virat Kohli Will Miss The First 2 Test Against England Due To Personal Reasons

Also Read, India vs England Test Series: Squads, Schedule, Where to Watch – England Tour Of India 2024

India’s Squad For Test Series Against England

Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, KS Bharat, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Avesh Khan.

England Tour Of India 2024 Schedule

Date Match Details Venue Time (IST)
January 25-29, 2024 India vs England, 1st Test Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad 9:30 AM
February 02-06, 2024 India vs England, 2nd Test Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam 9:30 AM
February 15-19, 2024 India vs England, 3rd Test Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot 9:30 AM
February 23-27, 2024 India vs England, 4th Test JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi 9:30 AM
March 07-11, 2024 India vs England, 5th Test Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala 9:30 AM

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