New Delhi: Indian spinner Ravindra Jadeja on Saturday was named as a replacement of injured Axar Patel for the first three ODIs in the five-match series, against Australia at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk in Chennai on Sunday.
Axar sprained his left ankle during a practice session and has been advised rest.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) medical team is monitoring his recovery.
“The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Ravindra Jadeja as the replacement for Axar Patel,” an official BCCI 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 Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami.