Hindustan Times – India have been handed a major boost ahead of the blockbuster Boxing Day Test against Australia as all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been declared fit and is available for selection, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Sunday.

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  • India have been handed a major boost ahead of the blockbuster Boxing Day Test against Australia as all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been declared fit and is available for selection, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Sunday.
  • After Jadeja flew to Australia, he then complained of a recurrence of his symptoms on 30th November during the match against the CA XI in Sydney.
  • VIDEOThe BCCI also revealed that the team management was of the opinion that they couldn’t not risk Jadeja in the second Test in Perth after the all-rounder complained he wasn’t able to bowl at his full potential in the nets.
  • “In the lead up to the Perth Test match on 14th December, the management and the all-rounder were of the opinion that the intensity of his bowling in the nets could have been higher, to match the standards required for such an intensely fought series.
  • “Jadeja’s left shoulder has continued to improve and he is now available for the 3rd Test match of the series in Melbourne.”


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