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Virat Kohli ruled out of 2nd Test, KL Rahul to lead Team India in his absence

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli
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Team India captain Mr Virat Kohli had a spasm on his upper back this morning. He won’t feature in the second Test against South Africa at The Wanderers. The BCCI medical team will be monitoring him during the course of this Test match. KL Rahul will captain the side in his absence.

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Jasprit Bumrah as vice-captain for the 2nd Test. 

Team India batsman Shreyas Iyer was also ruled out of selection for the 2nd Test owing to a stomach bug.