India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out of the Test series against South Africa at home after sustaining a minor stress fracture in his lower back. The fast bowler will now undergo rehabilitation at NCA and will be monitored by the BCCI Medical Team.
Umesh Yadav has been included in the squad in Bumrah’s absence. The right-arm fast bowler has been in superb form in the longer format. In his last two matches, Bu,rah has scalped a total of 13 wickets that included a hattrick.
India’s squad for 3 Tests: Virat Kohli (Captain), Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (Wicket-keeper), Wriddhiman Saha (Wicket-keeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Shubman Gill