Mumbai: Indian speedster Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out of India-South Africa Tests due to stress fracture.
Bumrah has sustained a minor stress fracture in his lower back and has been replaced by Umesh Yadav.
Bumrah, who is an integral part of Team India's pace attack has scalped 62 wickets in 12 Tests at an average of 19.24. Bumrah is yet to play a Test match on the Indian soil.
India's squad for 3 Tests: Virat Kohli (Captain), Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (Wicket-keeper), Wriddhiman Saha (Wicket-keeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Shubman Gill.
JUST IN: Umesh Yadav replaces Jasprit Bumrah in India's Test squad#TeamIndia fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has sustained a minor stress fracture in his lower back and has been ruled out of the upcoming Paytm Freedom Series for Gandhi-Mandela Trophy against South Africa. pic.twitter.com/yZiUmMABPt— BCCI (@BCCI) September 24, 2019