IND vs ENG: This cricketer's luck shines before the third test, he may get a chance to play!


KL Rahul has been ruled out of the third match of the five-match Test series being played between India and England. Due to his exclusion from the team, the fortunes of former Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Devdutt Padikkal have improved. This left-handed batsman has now got a place in the Indian team for the third test.

Padikkal, who was part of the Karnataka team in the current Ranji Trophy, has performed brilliantly so far. He has scored 556 runs in six innings of Ranji Trophy at an average of 92.66. During this period, Padikkal has scored three centuries with his bat. Padikkal played brilliant innings of 151 and 36 runs against Tamil Nadu.

Earlier, Devdutt Padikkal had scored a brilliant century in the first match for India A against England Lions. He has made his T20 debut for Team India on the Sri Lanka tour in the year 2021. He has played 2 T20 matches for Team India.

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