Finally India wrote a historic win against Kangaroos by dominating from all around. This was the game which will wrote for ages. Without main players, visitors led to epic victory against hosts. With this win, India will be in more confidence to go ahead but all of this one situation has drastically occurred in the campaign of Men in Blue is that there pacer Umesh Yadav has attained an injury in the calf muscle on the third day of the second test.
“His scans came in and he will miss the third and fourth game. So, there was no point in holding him back and it is better that he returns to the country and undergoes rehab at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). He left on Wednesday night,” the source said.
With injury scare remaining in Umesh Yadav, Indian management may look towards back up option and that may be T Natarajan as he is been tremendous in the white ball cricket for Men In Blue.
According to PTI, Shardul Thakur likely to play for injured Umesh Yadav in the Third Test but final call will be taken after reaching Sydney
“With limited options available, the team management can ask for Natarajan to be added to the squad,” added by source.
Already visitors is lied off by injury through Ishant Sharma and Mohammad Shami and now with Umesh Yadav, it will be major concern.
“Umesh Yadav complained of pain in his calf while bowling his 4th over and was accessed by the BCCI medical team. He is being taken for scans now,” updated by BCCI.
During the 3.3 over, he has given early breakthrough of Kangaroos opener Joe Burns which was amazing start for the visitors. While players like Mohammad Siraj didn’t have much information regarding Umesh current scenario
“The physio will give an update regarding Umesh,” said by Siraj.
After departure of Umesh from field, Siraj quoted some statement
“After Umesh bhai went off the field. We focused on bowling in tandem and kept our focus on bowling maiden overs and dot balls as the wicket was not helping much,” added by Mohammad Siraj.