Mohammed Siraj replaces injured Jasprit Bumrah for the rest of South Africa T20I sequence

Mohammed Siraj

Mohammed Siraj has been confirmed because the substitute for injured Jasprit Bumrah for the final two T20 internationals in opposition to South Africa at dwelling. Bumrah suffered a again stress fracture harm and is at the moment beneath the supervision of the BCCI medical crew. The BCCI sources had earlier famous that Bumrah is unlikely to participate within the T20 World Cup 2022 since his restoration from harm is predicted to take 4 to 6 months

Nevertheless, an official affirmation from BCCI on Bumrah being dominated out of T20 World Cup 2022 is awaited. Siraj in the meantime final performed a T20I in February 2022 in opposition to Sri Lanka and to date in 5 video games, he has picked up 5 wickets within the format whereas going for loads of runs. He had an atypical IPL 2022 season for the Royal Challengers Bangalore however nonetheless is sort of potent with the brand new ball.  

Siraj was a part of the Zimbabwe ODI tour not too long ago the place he impressed within the first two video games together with his tight strains and lengths upfront. Apparently, Siraj made his worldwide debut as a T20I bowler after which went on to develop into a daily within the longer codecs.  

Right here’s India’s up to date squad for the final two video games 

India’s up to date squad for South Africa T20Is: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Umesh Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Shahbaz Ahmed, Mohd. Siraj 

India have an array of quick bowlers within the group in the mean time whereas Deepak Chahar and Arshdeep Singh bowled a superb spell of swing bowling within the first T20I. It will likely be fascinating to see if Siraj will get a sport within the the rest of the sequence as India recorded a snug eight-wicket win within the opening sport and took a 1-0 lead within the three-match sequence.