India has suffered a major setback before the Test series against South Africa. The team’s star bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out of the entire series due to a fracture in his waist. Umesh Yadav will now join the team in place of Bumrah in the Test series, which starts on 2 October against South Africa. Now Bumrah will undergo a rehabilitation process at the National Cricket Academy and will be under the care of the BCCI medical team.
2-6 October: First Test, India vs South Africa: Visakhapatnam
10-14 October: Second Test, India vs South Africa: Pune
19–23 October: Third Test, India vs South Africa: Ranchi
Virat Kohli (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Ridhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Shubman Gill