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India vs Australia: Spinner Axar Patel comes back for last two ODIs

The Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) Selectors Have Given Left-arm Spinner Axar Patel A Chance In The Last Two ODIs Against Australia And Dropped All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vivek Arya | Updated on: 25 Sep 2017, 03:28:04 AM
India vs Australia: Spinner Axar Patel comes back for last two ODIs (Source: PTI)

New Delhi:

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) selectors have given left-arm spinner Axar Patel a chance in the last two ODIs against Australia and dropped all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja.

Patel’s ankle got seriously injured in Chennai before the ongoing series, therefore, the selectors had included Jadeja in the 15-man squad as a cover.

India have already clinched the five-match ODI series 3-0. Virat Kohli and team comfortably defeated Kangaroos with five wickets in the 3rd ODI in Indore on Sunday.

The fourth and fifth matches of the series will be played on September 28 and October 1, respectively.

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India’s squad for the last two ODIs:

Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Axar Patel.

(With PTI inputs)

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First Published : 25 Sep 2017, 03:24:06 AM

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