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Who is Abhimanyu Easwaran? The player who likely to replace Rohit Sharma for test series against Bangladesh

Abhimanyu Easwaran of Bengal is expected to join the India team as Captain Rohit Sharma’s injury replacement for the next two-match Test series in Bangladesh. Rohit suffered a thumb injury during fielding in the slip cordon in the second ODI against Bangladesh on Wednesday in Dhaka.

Easwaran, who is leading India A team in a two-match unofficial Test series against Bangladesh A in Sylhet, where he already has scored consecutive centuries is likely to replace Indian skipper for the two-test match series, starting December 14.

The 27-year-old Bengal cricketer has a fantastic first-class and list-a career record, and with form in his side, he is the best choice to replace Rohit Sharma in the upcoming test.

Let’s take a look in detail at the player who likely to replace Rohit Sharma for test series against Bangladesh

Who is Abhimanyu Easwaran?

Abhimanyu Easwaran is an opening batter, who represents Bengal in domestic cricket. He made

He took his first step towards domestic cricket when he made his T-20 debut in the 2016-17 Inter State T-20 Tournament for Bengal in 2017.

In the very next year, the talented batter was selected for India A’s team for the Deodhar Trophy 2018-19.

Not to mention, he scored most runs for his side Bengal in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy. He struck 861 runs in just 6 games.

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In the year 2021, he received the biggest call so far in his cricketing career when his name appeared in the five standby players list in India’s squad for the home test series against England.

Easwaran then named in among the four standby players for India for the final of the inaugural ICC World Test Championship and the series against England in England.

While the young opening batter, who holds lot of potential to score runs at the top of the order and provide a solid platform for his side in the game, especially in test cricket, is currently handling the responsibility of captaining the India A side.

He already smashed two back to back centuries in the two-match series, with first game ended in a draw, while India is on the verge of winning the second test, in which he played a knock of 157 runs.

Abhimanyu Easwaran’s stats?

Abhumany Easwaran has smashed 5419 runs in his 77 first-class game at average of 44.41. While he maintained an average of 46.24 in 78 List-A games while scoring 3376. He smashed 24 centuries combined during the process and 44 half-centuries as well.

Latest cricket news: What happened to Rohit Sharma? 

Rohit Sharma while attempting to take a catch of Bangladesh opener Anamul Haque Bijoy while positioned at second slip in the second over of the match on Wednesday.

The seasoned opener left the field in discomfort and did not continue to bat for Bangladesh. He underwent imaging tests, which identified a dislocation but not a fracture. While batting at No. 9, Rohit hit five sixes despite not being the opener. His performance, however, was insufficient to get India over the finish line, and the visitors dropped the ODI series in Bangladesh by a score of five runs.

Vineet Vashisht
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