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Jadeja to replace injured Axar for first three Australia ODIs

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Indian spinner on Saturday was named as a replacement of injured Axar Patel for the first three ODIs in the five-match series, against at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk in on Sunday.

Axar sprained his left ankle during a practice session and has been advised rest.

The Board of Control for Cricket in (BCCI) medical team is monitoring his recovery.

"The All-Senior Selection Committee has named as the replacement for Axar Patel," an official release stated.

Following the change, the team composition is as follows:

Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Ajinkya Rahane, MS (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami.


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First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 23:13 IST