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Virat to Miss Test Series against Australia IND vs AUS

Virat Kohli to miss IND vs AUS Test Series, Virat Kohli will come back to India. Details why Virat will not play three Tests against Australia

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India is all set to tour Australia for playing three series across all formats. Test Series between IND vs AUS will commence from 17th of December. However, there is a big news regarding Virat Kohli (Indian captain). Virat Kohli will not play the last three Test matches on Australia tour.

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Virat Kohli will only play the first Test match in Adelaide against team Australia and then leave for India. He will not play the next three Test Matches in MCG, SCG and at “The Gabba Ground”. This is due to his Child’s birth back at home.

Indian Cricket Selectors have just announced that Virat will come back to India after 21st December to be with his wife Anushka Sharma. Virat’s baby birth is due in the month of January.

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It is still not clear if Virat Kohli will come back to rejoin the team after his Child’s birth. This however, is extremely unlikely because of the Bio secure Bubble restrictions and strict COVID-19 SOPs in place for the series.

Usually the cricketers make a quick trip home and return after the child’s birth but Indian board has granted Virat Kohli a paternity leave sighting no possibility of his comeback in the Test series post Child Birth.

It must be noted here that there is a two week quarantine period prior to the series to secure and maintain bio secure bubble.

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But who will captain Team India in absence of Virat Kohli?

In the absence of Virat Kohli, the vice captain Ajinka Rahane is likely to fill the captaincy position and will hold the command of team India for the rest of the Test series against Australia.

Also Read: Rohit Sharma’s Big Controversy.

Rohit Sharma who’s fitness and injury controversy is making rounds is also now confirmed to miss the ODI and T20 series against Australia. However, Rohit Sharma would still be available for the Test Series, Which is a great news for Team India in the absence of Virat.

Virat Kohli is India’s premier batsman and ranked 2nd on ICC Test player rankings. His absence from the Test team is a huge blow to India’s chances of retaining the “Border-Gavaskar” series. India won the series last year.

Also Read: India vs Australia: Will India Win?

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