India vs Australia: Check the list of Indian players out with injuries against Australia
An already exhausted Indian group has been strained further with injuries to Ravindra Jadeja and Rishabh Pant during the team's first innings against Australia in Sydney Test.
Scans discovered that the wicket-keeper had not sustained any fracture and the Delhite will make a comeback. On the other side, Jadeja, wasn’t on the field during Australia's second innings and fractured his left thumb. The left-handed all-rounder has been ruled out of the remainder of the Test series.
The Indian team has been already missing a host of key players for the series. Check the list of Indian players out with injuries against Australia:
The right-arm pacer was being monitored ahead of the beginning of the Test series bit never managed to make it in time. His absence has been felt greatly in the ongoing series. The pacer will be seen in action in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for Delhi next.
The man who ruled the Indian Premier League (2020) was one of the contenders to be included in the playing XI as an opener in the ongoing third Test but the Karnataka batsman flew back home after injuring his wrist during training.
The right-arm pacer joined the injury list after he fractured his arm when Pat Cummins hit hum by a bouncer in the first Test at Adelaide. He was subsequently ruled out of the tour. The swing king is expected to remain out for a few weeks.
After an injury to Mohammed Shami, India were hit with another big blow when Umesh Yadav suffered a calf injury. He suffered the injury while bowling during Australia's second innings of the second Test in Melbourne.
All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will miss the remainder Test series he suffered a dislocation and fracture on his left thumb. The left-handed batsman was hit on his left thumb by a bouncer from Mitchell Starc while batting on third day of the third Test at Sydney.
PACKED SCHEDULE AHEAD
Indian cricket team will play 14 Test Matches, 16 ODIs & 23 T20 internationals from January to December in 2021. This is beside Asia Cup T20 (June), ICC World Cup (October) and IPL 2021. There is not even a single month in 2021 when Kohli and his boys will be able to rest their limbs