Xtra Time Web Desk: Left arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav has been added to the Indian ODI squad for the third and final ODI of the series against Bangladesh which will take place at the Zahur Ahmed Chaudhary stadium in Chittagong on Saturday.
Meanwhile, India Captain Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the third ODI after he suffered a blow to his thumb in the second over while fielding in the 2nd ODI. The BCCI Medical Team assessed him, and he underwent scans at a local hospital in Dhaka. He has flown to Mumbai for specialist consultation and will miss the final ODI. A call on his availability for the upcoming Test series will be taken later.
Fast bowler Kuldeep Sen too complained of stiffness in his back after the first ODI. The BCCI Medical Team assessed him, and he was advised rest from the 2nd ODI. Kuldeep has been diagnosed with a stress injury and is ruled out of the series. Fellow fast bowler Deepak Chahar sustained a left hamstring strain during the 2nd ODI and is also ruled out of the series. Both Kuldeep and Deepak will now report to NCA for further management of their injuries.
The All-India Senior Selection Committee has added Kuldeep Yadav to India’s squad for the third and final ODI.
India’s squad for 3rd ODI against Bangladesh: KL Rahul (C) (WK), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Shreyas Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Ishan Kishan (WK), Shahbaz Ahmed, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik, Kuldeep Yadav