Debutant Duo set to replace experienced injured duo
Yesterday, a BCCI feed acknowledged that Jasprit Bumrah & Washington Sundar have been ruled out of the upcoming limited overs leg of England tour. Jasprit Bumrah has injured thumb of his non-bowling hand, meanwhile Sundar injured his ankle during a training session ahead of 2nd T20I against Ireland. These two come as big blow for India as both the players are in ODI as well as T20I side & are crucial for India in English Conditions.
But shortly BCCI announced the replacements and named uncapped duo of Deepak Chahar & Krunal Pandya to replace the injured duo of Bumrah, Sundar. For some people it is a shock & for some it is a moment of big Joy as both the players performed really well in the recently concluded IPL as Deepak took 10 wickets in 12 matches at an average of over 27 with 3/15 being his best and he is also handy batsman donw the order & meanwhile Krunal took it with a flash and showed his all-round talent with 82 odd runs in 4 innings & 12 wickets apiece.
3-Match T20I Squad for England Tour
Virat (Capt), Shikhar, Rohit, KL Rahul, Raina, Manish, MS Dhoni(wk), Dinesh Karthik, Chahal, Kuldeep, Krunal Pandya*, Bhuvneshwar, Deepak Chahar*, Hardik, Kaul, Umesh
3-Match ODI Squad for England Tour
Virat (Capt), Shikhar, Rohit, KL Rahul, Shreyas, Raina*, MS Dhoni(wk), Dinesh Karthik, Chahal, Kuldeep, Axar*, Bhuvneshwar, Bumrah, Hardik, Kaul, Umesh #ENGvIND
* The players which are added to the squad recently due to injuries and Yo-Yo Test failure ( Raina replaced Rayudu).