Mayank Agarwal cleared to return for Ranji motion

Mayank Agarwal has obtained a health clearance to return to cricket after lacking the earlier spherical (fifth) of the 2023-24 Ranji Trophy following a well being emergency.
Agarwal, the Karnataka captain, had ingested a liquid that he believed was water whereas onboard a flight from Agartala following the completion of his aspect’s sport towards Tripura. He subsequently had a bout of vomiting following which he was deplaned and admitted to a non-public hospital in Agartala.

Agarwal returned to Bengaluru after being discharged the next day and underwent a check-up upon arrival. He was then cleared of any main points, and was suggested two days of relaxation earlier than he might return to motion.

On Monday, Agarwal returned as captain for the sixth-round southern derby towards Tamil Nadu at Chepauk starting later this week. Agarwal confirmed to ESPNcricinfo that he was “match and effective and there have been no main points.”

Agarwal’s return together with Devdutt Padikkal, who missed the earlier two rounds as a consequence of his commitments with India A, boosts an inexperienced line-up that was given an almighty scare by the Railways.

Karnataka had been bundled out for 174 within the first innings and huffed previous their goal of 226 with one wicket in hand, courtesy an unbeaten 67 from Manish Pandey. This locations them second in Group B with three wins in 5 matches with solely quotient and bonus-point standards separating them and toppers Tamil Nadu.

In Agarwal’s absence, Karnataka had been led by younger batter Nikin Jose, who registered a pair. Jose began the season on a vibrant be aware by hitting 107 within the second outing towards Goa however has since managed simply eight runs in 4 innings. In the meantime, Agarwal has to date hit 310 runs in seven innings at a median of 44.28, with 100 and two half-centuries.

Karnataka squad: Mayank Agarwal (capt), Devdutt Padikkal, R Samarth, Nikin Jose, Manish Pandey, Sharath Srinivas (wk), Aneesh KV, Vyshak Vijayakumar, V Koushik, Okay Shashikumar, Sujay Sateri (wk), M Venkatesh, Vidwath Kaverappa, Kishan Bedare, Rohit Kumar, Hardik Raj

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