Mohammad Siraj will be the replacement of Jasprit Bumrah, BCCI informed.
An update has been given by the BCCI regarding Jasprit Bumrah, who was ruled out of the upcoming T20 World Cup due to a back injury.
In a release issued by the BCCI, it has been said that fast bowler Mohammad Siraj has been included as his replacement for the remaining two T20 matches against South Africa.
Siraj is currently playing county cricket and is making a splash with his bowling.
Earlier, when Umesh Yadav was included due to Mohammed Shami being corona positive before the start of the series against Australia.
Team captain Rohit Sharma had said that he did not want to recall Siraj for some matches but now Bumrah The team needed Siraj due to the injury.
However, no information has been given by the BCCI about Bumrah’s replacement in the World Cup.
On Thursday, the news agency was quoted as saying that Bumrah will miss the upcoming T20 World Cup due to a back injury.
After the Asia Cup, Bumrah made a comeback in the T20I series against Australia but was not included in the playing XI in the first match of the T20I series against South Africa.
It has been said by the BCCI that the medical team is monitoring them.
Earlier, Deepak Hooda was also ruled out of the series against South Africa due to injury and Shreyas Iyer and Shahbaz Ahmed were included in the T20 squad.
The second match against South Africa will be played in Guwahati on October 2 and the third and last match will be played in Indore on October 4, after which Team India will leave for Australia for the World Cup.
T20 squad against South Africa
Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-Captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (WK), Dinesh Karthik (WK), R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Umesh Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Shahbaz Ahmed, Mohd. Siraj.