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Injured Axar ruled out of first 3 ODIs, Jadeja replaces him

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Left-arm spinner Axar Patel was today ruled out of India's first three ODIs against Australia, starting here tomorrow, after spraining his left ankle during practice session, and has been named in his place.

Axar suffered the injury while playing football and the said in a statement that he has been advised rest.


"The All-Senior Selection Committee named as the replacement for Axar Patel in the team for the first three ODIs in the five-match series against starting tomorrow i.E. September 17, 2017 in MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk in Chennai," the said.

"Axar sprained his left ankle during a practice session and has been advised rest. The medical team is monitoring his recovery," it added.

Axar had figured in the four matches during the recent five-ODI series against Sri Lanka, taking six wickets, and was also a part of the one-off T20 International.

Jadeja did not figure in the original 16-member Indian squad for the first three ODIs, which was announced on September 10.

The Indian team is without opener Shikhar Dhawan, who has been released from the original 16-man squad to attend to his ailing wife.

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First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 20:48 IST
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