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Veteran Jhulan to miss T20I series vs S. Africa

IANS  |  Johannesburg 

India's veteran medium pacer has been ruled out of the women's (T20I) series against due to a heel injury, the Board of Control for in (BCCI) announced on Tuesday.

After an scan on Monday, the BCCI Medical Team in consultation with a local doctor felt that she needs rest for a couple of weeks to avoid any further impact on the bone, according to a release.

Upon her return, the 35-year-old from Bengal will consult a foot expert and will undergo her rehab process at the National Academy in Bengaluru.

The comes after Jhulan became the first woman to take 200 wickets in One-Day Internationals (ODIs). In 60 T20Is, she has taken 66 wickets.

The first of the five T20Is will take place later on Tuesday at Potchefstroom.



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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 14:02 IST