Ravindra Jadeja Ruled Out Of T20I Series vs Australia, Shardul Thakur Added To The Squad



Ravindra Jadeja was once ruled out of the T20I series against Australia on Friday.© Twitter

Ravindra Jadeja was once on Friday ruled out of the T20I series against Australia and fast-bowler Shardul Thakur was once added to the squad. Ravindra Jadeja was once hit on his head in the last over by a bouncer from Mitchell Starc and was once replaced by Yuzvendra Chahal in the first T20I in Canberra as India opted for a concussion substitute. The Board of Keep watch over for Cricket in India (BCCI) in a media release said that Jadeja will remain under remark and will be taken for further scans whether required. “The diagnosis was once confirmed based on a clinical assessment in the French room all over the innings break by the BCCI Medical Team. Jadeja remains under remark and will be taken for further scans whether required based on the assessment on Saturday morning. He’s going to not take any more part in the ongoing T20I series,” the observation read.

Jadeja played a an important knock of 44 not out to help India post a competitive complete of 161 for seven from their allotted 20 overs.

India managed to defend the target thanks to their concussion substitute Chahal, who returned with figures of three for 25 from his four overs. 

Debutant T Natarajan also picked up three wickets to help India go 1-0 up in the three-match series.


Both teams will now trip to Sydney for the last two games in the shortest format.

India’s revised T20I squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), KL Rahul (VC & WK), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (WK), Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, T Natarajan, Shardul Thakur.

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