A right knee injury has ended Ravindra Jadeja’s Asia Cup 2022 campaign.
BCCI has named Axar Patel as a replacement for the injured Ravindra Jadeja. Jadeja is currently under the supervision of the BCCI medical team.
Jadeja featured in both of India’s games on the group stage, against Pakistan and Hong Kong, respectively.
Axar Patel, who was initially named as a stand-by player, will join India’s main squad as a replacement.
This is not the first time Ravindra Jadeja has been troubled with a knee injury. He missed the whole west indies in July due to a similar injury.
With only two months to go for the T20 World Cup, India will be hoping Ravindra Jadeja becomes fit till the World Cup
BCCI announces replacement for Ravindra Jadeja
Team India will miss the services of the star all-rounder who gave an all-round performance against Pakistan in the Asia Cup Opener.
His important 36 and 52-run partnerships with Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya respectively brought India right back in the chase.
In the match against Hong Kong also he did very well with the bowl, although did not get a chance to bat
It was his 4 overs 1 for 15 in the middle that choked the Hong Kong batting unit despite making good use of the powerplay while chasing 193.
India will now take on either Pakistan or Hong Kong in their first match of the Super 4 stage on Sunday, September 4.
Team India’s revised squad for Asia Cup 2022 Announced :
Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan