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AUS vs IND: Shardul Thakur Likely To Replace Injured Umesh Yadav In Sydney Test, Says Report

AUS v IND: Shardul Thakur made his Test debut in opposition to the West Indies in 2018.© AFP

The Indian workforce administration is more likely to favor Shardul Thakur over left-arm tempo sensation Thangarasu Natarajan within the third Test in opposition to Australia rather than injured Umesh Yadav. According to sources, senior pacer Yadav is heading residence for rehabilitation after being dominated out of the fourth and closing Test in Brisbane as properly. The third Test begins in Sydney from January 7.


“While people are excited about the brilliant progress shown by T Natarajan, we mustn’t forget he has played only one first class match for Tamil Nadu. And Shardul has been a seasoned domestic red ball pacer for Mumbai,” a BCCI supply aware of developments in Australia instructed PTI on Thursday.

“Shardul was really unfortunate that his Test debut against West Indies ended abruptly due to injury even before he could bowl an over. He has been shaping up well and might replace Umesh in the playing XI,” the supply added.

The closing name will likely be taken by the top coach Ravi Shastri, stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane and bowling coach Bharat Arun after reaching Sydney.

Shardul has thus far performed 62 top notch video games and has 206 wickets to indicate for his efforts.

Another side that India want to deal with forward of the Third Test is a protracted tail that has affected the workforce.

Shardul has six top notch half centuries and through his stint with the nationwide workforce in white ball video games, he has proved to be a good batsman.

“Obviously the next few training sessions will be important and that’s why the final call is likely to be taken in Sydney,” the supply stated.


As far as Yadav is worried, he’s anticipated to move off to National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru for intensive rehab programme.

The 33-year-old had hobbled off the sphere after struggling the damage in the course of the third day of the Boxing Day Test

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