Rahul Dravid confirms KL Rahul to miss 1st 2 Asia Cup matches

KL Rahul, India's wicketkeeper-batter, will miss the first two matches of the Asia Cup.

Rahul Dravid, India's head coach, announced the decision due to Rahul's recovery from an injury.

The matches against Pakistan and Nepal will be the ones Rahul will miss.

Rahul had been progressing well but has a slight niggle, according to BCCI's chief selector Ajit Agarkar.

Rahul's absence is confirmed for the Kandy leg of the trip; he will be under NCA's care.

His condition will be reevaluated on September 4th, with positive signs noted.