Daily Mail UK – Fast bowler Shardul Thakur will replace injured Jasprit Bumrah in India’s one-day international squad in England, the country’s cricket board said on Friday.

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  • Fast bowler Shardul Thakur will replace injured Jasprit Bumrah in India’s one-day international squad in England, the country’s cricket board said on Friday.
  • “Bumrah underwent a surgery on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in Leeds before returning to India,” the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a release.
  • Bumrah fractured his thumb during India’s first of two T20 matches against Ireland last month and was ruled out of the limited overs matches in England.
  • Bumrah’s replacement Thakur, 26, is an attacking quick bowler who has played seven T20 matches and three ODIs since making his 50-over debut in Sri Lanka last year.
  • India, who lead the three-match T20 series against England 1-0, will play their second T20 at Cardiff on Friday.


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