Shreyas Iyer called as a backup for Virat

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    Shreyas Iyer called as a backup for Virat
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    Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer has been called as a cover for Virat Kohli at Dharamshala for the final test against Australia. Virat Kohli was injured while fielding during the test match at Ranchi. Though it was not a serious injury, Virat has not been able to recover fully.

    Hence Shreyas has been called as a backup. Shreyas missed out on the annual BCCI contract but he has been performing consistently over the past couple of years.

    He scored a century against the visiting Bangladeshi side at Hyderabad playing for India A and later made an unbeaten century against Australia at the Brabourne Stadium.

    If Virat does not play at Dharamshala, Mumbaikar Ajinkya Rahane may captain the side.



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