The Indian team will play the fourth and final Test against Australia in Brisbane from 15 January. Ahead of the final match, Team’s experienced fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out due to injury. He is the sixth player to be ruled out due to injury on this tour.
Many Indian players including Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav, Lokesh Rahul, Hanuma Vihari, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin and Mayank Agarwal have suffered an injury on the Australia tour. Of these, 6 players have already been ruled out of the series. At the same time, Rishabh Pant and R Ashwin’s injuries are not serious and they can play in the fourth Test.
Mayank Agarwal injured during practice session:
Team’s Opener Mayank Agarwal suffered injury during the practice session. He was then taken for scans. According to sources, there may be a hairline fracture in his hand, while the scan reports are yet to come. He can also be ruled out of the Brisbane Test. At the same time, Saha likely to be included in the team as a replacement for Hanuma Vihari, while Natarajan can be included in the team in place of Bumrah.
Shardul may get a chance to replace Jadeja:
At the same time, Shardul Thakur can be included in the team in place of injured Ravindra Jadeja. Shardul has experience of playing first-class matches and can also bat in the lower order. He has played 1 Test, 12 ODIs, 17 T20s for Team India. Apart from this, he has played 62 first-class matches so far. He has 206 wickets in his name. Apart from this, he has also scored 1232 runs.