In a big setback to India ahead of the England series, Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out for the T20Is. Bumrah is set to be replaced by Deepak Chahar. Washington Sundar, who is also going to miss out on the upcoming series as he picked up a freak injury while playing football during warm-ups, is set to be replaced by Krunal Pandya in T20Is and Axar Patel in ODIs. Also Read - IPL 2020, KKR vs MI: How Mumbai Indians Bounced Back to Beat Kolkata Knight Riders
But the good news is that Bumrah will be available for the ODI series against England that begins on July 12. Also Read - IPL 2020, KKR vs MI: Trent Boult Reveals Jasprit Bumrah Working Hard to Find Rhythm
Bumrah picked up the injury while attempting a return catch off the last ball of his spell, it is suspected against Ireland. Also Read - Feels Terrible Not Being Able to Close off The Game Against Delhi Capitals: Mayank Agarwal
Meanwhile, India have defeated Ireland 2-0 in the recently concluded two-match T20I series in Malahide.
The other pace options India will have for the upcoming T20I series against hosts England are Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya and Siddarth Kaul.
Bumrah had bowled his full quota of overs against Ireland giving away 19 runs and picking 2 wickets.
Earlier, after a good run at the IPL Siddharth Kaul got his debut cap for India in the second T20I.
India is bound to miss the services of Bumrah in T20s as he is India’s go-to bowler in death overs.
Here is the entire team together for a photo-op after the splendid performance against Ireland.