Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra

Virat Kohli had lost the first two Test matches against England due to personal reasons. As per reports, in a big blow to the hosts, the star batsman is likely to miss the third match against the visitors as well.

According to a BCCI official, Kohli has not yet informed the selectors about his return to the national team which means he misses out on the selection for at least the Rajkot match.

“Virat will decide when he wants to make a comeback to the Indian side. He hasn’t informed us till now but whenever he decides to play, he will be included in the team,” said the official.

However, there is a chance that Kohli may return for the last two matches of the series.

Meanwhile, in a good news to the fans, batsman KL Rahul and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja are likely to return to the squad for the third Test after getting fit. Rahul and Jadeja missed the Visakhapatnam Test due to quad strain and hamstring injury respectively.

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