Agarwal, Iyer Rested From Ranji Trophy Matches To Keep Workload In Check

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Agarwal, Iyer Rested From Ranji Trophy Matches To Keep Workload In Check 

Agarwal, Iyer Rested From Ranji Trophy Matches To Keep Workload In Check
Mayank Agarwal. Credits: BCCI Twitter

India’s Test opener Mayank Agarwal and limited-overs middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer have been rested from the ongoing Ranji Trophy match for their respective teams. The same has done to keep the workload of these players in check. The Indian team always has a hectic International schedule and it is imperative to keep the players’ workload in check. It is pivotal to do so to keep every player injury-free.

The workload management of the players had come under the scanner when Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar aggravated their injuries. Meanwhile, Mayank Agarwal who finished 2019 as the leading run-getter for India in the Test fold has been rested as he will be traveling to New Zealand with India A side. India A will play two four day matches on the tour of New Zealand and they will be led by Andhra skipper Hanuma Vihari.

Mayank Agarwal
Mayank Agarwal. BCCI Twitter.

Imperative to maintain the workload.

Mayank Agarwal has been advised to take rest by the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s medical team. The right-hander will miss Karnataka’s match against Mumbai. Agarwal has already played two matches and he will take rest.

As per a report in Times of India, Team India physios Nitin Patel and trainer Nic Webb have advised the regular members of the national team to take rest from domestic matches to keep their workload in check.

The source added Indian skipper Virat Kohli, head coach Ravi Shastri and chief selector MSK Prasad are informed when a player is advised to take rest.

Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri, Tom Moody, Mike Hesson
Photo Credit: Getty Images.

“Team India’s medical team of the Indian team monitors the workload of all the players in the side. Iyer and Dube were asked to rest as per its advice. Mayank has played two games so far, but he needs to rest a bit now because then he will leave with the India A team for New Zealand on January 10. Whenever a player is asked to rest from domestic games, skipper Virat Kohli, coach Ravi Shastri and chief selector MSK Prasad are informed about it,” a source told TOI.  

It is crucial for the Indian board to keep its best players in the best shape. Hence, it is important to maintain the workload of the players at the International level.

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