Riddle continues for KL Rahul in the 2023 Asia Cup

KL Rahul hasn’t participated in a competitive cricket match since he was assisted off the pitch on May 1 of this year after injuring a tendon in his right leg during an IPL match between Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The Karnataka wicketkeeper-batsman last played in an ODI against Australia on March 22 and scored 32 off 50 in a losing effort for India. India has since played 13 games, including 3 tests, 3 ODIs, and 7 T20 internationals.

Before being named to the 17-person India squad for the Asia Cup, he underwent thigh surgery and spent days at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). Ajit Agarkar, the selectors’ chairman, admitted as much at the time of