Mohd. Siraj replaces injured Jasprit Bumrah in T20I squad against South Africa

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Fri, 30/09/2022
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Mohd. Siraj replaces injured Jasprit Bumrah in T20I squad against South Africa
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For the remainder of the T20I series against South Africa, the All-India Senior Selection Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) picked Mohd. Siraj as Jasprit Bumrah's replacement on Friday. 

Bumrah has a back ailment and is being treated by the BCCI Medical Team at the moment. 

Before the first T20I between South Africa and India in Thiruvananthapuram, the BCCI had announced that Bumrah had been disqualified from Wednesday's game due to back soreness he had had during Tuesday's practise session.

"During Tuesday's practise session for India, Jasprit Bumrah expressed back soreness. He was examined by the BCCI Medical Team. He will not play in the opening T20I "In a statement posted to Twitter, BCCI stated.

India squad for South Africa T20Is: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Umesh Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Shahbaz Ahmed, Mohd. Siraj