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India vs Australia: Ravindra Jadeja dropped, Axar Patel returns for last two ODIs

India have already sealed the series with a comfortable five-wicket win over Australia in Indore, rendering the last last two matches inconsequential.

Reported by: PTI, New Delhi [ Published on: September 25, 2017 8:17 IST ]
Image Source : PTI A file image of Axar Patel.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday included left-arm spinner Axar Patel in the Indian squad for the last two one-dayers of the ongoing series against Australia and dropped Ravindra Jadeja

Patel had twisted his ankle before the series-opener in Chennai, therefore, the selectors had included Jadeja in the 15-man squad as a cover. 

India have already sealed the series with a comfortable five-wicket win over Australia in Indore, rendering the last last two matches inconsequential. 

The fourth match will be played in Bengaluru on September 28 while the ODI series will conclude in Nagpur on October 1. 

India Squad: 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.

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