India is to tour South Africa this month. The first test match will be played from 26 December. The team for the tour can be announced today. Before this big news is coming out. According to the Indian Express report, Ravindra Jadeja, Shubman Gill, Axar Patel, and Ishant Sharma may be ruled out of the tour due to injury.
All four players are injured
According to the report, Jadeja and Shubman are injured. At the same time, Ishant and Akshar are not fit. Jadeja and Ishant missed the Mumbai Test against New Zealand due to injury. Jadeja is suffering from a knee injury (ligament tear). At the same time, Ishant has suffered a finger injury. It has been told in the report that if Jadeja undergoes surgery, it may take him months to recover from this injury. He will be fit before next year’s IPL.
It may take up to six weeks for the letter to fit
The BCCI had told in a press release ahead of the Mumbai Test that Jadeja suffered a wrist injury. At the same time, according to the report, the characters are suffering from stress reactions. It takes at least six weeks to recover. Akshar made his Test debut this year. The decision on the letter will be taken after the medical test. It is being told that if the selectors would like to choose a left-arm spinner.
Shubman got injured during the Mumbai Test
According to the report, the selectors are not able to decide. Whether Shubman should be sent to South Africa or not, because he is suffering from calf again. Shubman did not play on the tour of England because of the same problem. He suffered the same injury during the second innings of the Mumbai Test. However, he did bat. But did not come for fielding. The responsibility of opening will be on the shoulders of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul.
Series starting from 26 December
India has to play a series of three Tests and three ODIs in South Africa. The first Test match will be played at Centurion from December 26. At the same time, the ODI series will start on January 19.
India Tour Of South Africa: Jadeja and Shubman are injured. At the same time, Ishant and Akshar are not fit. Jadeja and Ishant missed the Mumbai Test against New Zealand due to injury.