Young opener Prithvi Shaw will join the India A squad in New Zealand in the subsequent 48 hours, having recovered from the shoulder damage he sustained throughout a Ranji Trophy recreation final week. Unlike current occasions, Prithvi’s rehabilitation programme was dealt with by the National Cricket Academy (NCA) which has cleared his return to aggressive cricket. “Prithvi Shaw will leave for New Zealand either on Thursday or latest by Friday. He has been declared fully fit,” a senior BCCI supply informed PTI on Wednesday.
The 20-year-outdated return to aggressive fold will give the nationwide selectors a chance to think about him for the 2 Tests in opposition to New Zealand. A supply stated each Prithviu and Shubhman Gill will now compete for the slot of reserve opener in Indian Test team.
“Shubman became the reserve opener because Prithvi was serving doping ban. He was ahead of Shubman if we go by pecking order. He was not out of the team because of poor form but due to injuries and some off-field reasons. Now he along with Shubman will be fighting for the reserve opener’s slot,” a supply privy to choice issues stated.
Shaw has to this point scored 237 runs in two Tests with 100 on debut in opposition to the West Indies, adopted by a half-century.