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Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami likely to miss Bangladesh Test series

Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami are unlikely to get well in time to participate within the two-match Test collection towards Bangladesh, which begins on December 14 in Chattogram. Both gamers had missed the previous ODI collection with accidents. In their absence, India are doubtless to herald Saurabh Kumar and Navdeep Saini as replacements. Both Saurabh and Saini are at present a part of the India A aspect additionally on tour in Bangladesh.
Jadeja is but to get well absolutely from a knee surgical procedure that he had finished in September earlier this 12 months, whereas Shami is nursing a shoulder damage. Shami had suffered the injury throughout a coaching session after he returned from Australia, the place India misplaced the semi-final of the T20 World Cup final month.
Saurabh, the Uttar Pradesh left-arm spinner, might be in line for his debut as a like-for-like substitute for Jadeja. He has been a constant performer within the Ranji Trophy and within the ongoing unofficial Test collection towards Bangladesh A, he has emerged as the very best wicket-taker to date with ten strikes at a mean of 15.30. Saurabh also can contribute with the bat decrease down the order, as he confirmed throughout his 39-ball 55 in Sylhet on Thursday.
Saini, if he’s promoted into the senior aspect, will be part of Umesh Yadav, Shardul Thakur and Mohammed Siraj as India’s seam-bowling choices for the collection. Rohit Sharma, the captain, is in doubt for the Test-series opener after having injured his thumb through the second ODI in Mirpur on Wednesday. Rohit has since returned dwelling to Mumbai to seek the advice of a specialist however the BCCI is but to offer the most recent replace.
After India conceded the ODI collection 2-0, Rohit expressed his frustration at India’s mounting damage checklist. Deepak Chahar (hamstring pressure) and Kuldeep Sen (stiff again) are additionally on that checklist.

“I mean there are definitely a few injury concerns,” Rohit mentioned. We have to try to resolve it. I do not know what precisely it’s. Maybe they’re enjoying an excessive amount of cricket. We have to try to monitor these guys, as a result of it is vital to grasp once they come for India, they should be a 100%, in reality greater than 100%.”

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