India vs Australia: T Natarajan replaced Umesh Yadav in India squad for final two Tests.© BCCI/Twitter
Fast bowler T Natarajan will replace Umesh Yadav in India’s squad for the final two Tests against Australia, Board of Regulate for Cricket in India said in a release on Friday. Umesh had sustained a strain in his left calf muscle on the third day of the second one Test in Melbourne and has been ruled out of the series. BCCI also said that Shardul Thakur was once added to the squad ahead of the Melbourne Test as a replacement for Mohammed Shami, who suffered a hairline fracture in his correct forearm. Both Umesh and Shami will undergo rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.
NEWS: T Natarajan to replace Umesh Yadav in India’s Test squad. #TeamIndia #AUSvIND
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Team India Test squad for final two Tests: Ajinkya Rahane (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Rishabh Pant (wk), Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, T Natarajan
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