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Umesh Yadav replaces Jasprit Bumrah in India's Test squad

Jasprit Bumrah has sustained a minor stress fracture in his lower back and has been ruled out of the upcoming Test series against South Africa

By BCCI Desk in

Media Advisory

 September 24, 2019

Team India fast bowler Mr. Jasprit Bumrah has sustained a minor stress fracture in his lower back and has been ruled out of the upcoming Paytm Freedom Series for Gandhi-Mandela Trophy against South Africa. The injury was detected during a routine radiological screening. He will now undergo rehabilitation at NCA and will be monitored by the BCCI Medical Team.

 The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Mr. Umesh Yadav as Bumrah’s replacement.  

South Africa’s Tour of India – 2019 (Test series)

Sr. No.

Date

Match

Venue

1

2nd to 6th October

1st Test

Visakhapatnam

2

10th to 14th October

2nd Test

Pune

3

19th to 23rd October

3rd Test

Ranchi

 

India’s squad for 3 Tests: Virat Kohli (Captain), Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (Wicket-keeper), Wriddhiman Saha (Wicket-keeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Shubman Gill

MSK Prasad
Chairman, Senior Selection Committee
BCCI