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Washington Sundar rules out ODI series against South Africa after testing positive for Covid-19

Washington Sundar rules out ODI series against South Africa after testing positive for Covid-19

After testing positive for Covid-19, Washington Sundar has ruled out the ODI series against South Africa

PIC Indian spinner Washington Sundar has been ruled out of the upcoming three-match ODI series against South Africa after testing positive for Covid-19 and Jayant Yadav has been named as his replacement for assignment from the 19th of this month.  In another addition to the team, fast bowler Navdeep Saini, who was there with the Test team as a reserve, was asked to stay behind for the ODIs as a cover for Mohammed Siraj, who missed the third and final Test in Cape Town due to a hamstring injury sustained in Johannesburg.

The first and second ODIs will be played at Boland Park in Paarl on the 19th and 21st of this month.  The third and final ODI is scheduled for the 23rd of this month at Newlands, Cape Town.  India ODI Squad for South Africa Series: KL Rahul (Captain), Jasprit Bumrah (Vice-Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Rishabh Pant (Goalkeeper), Ishan Kishan (goalkeeper), Yuzvendra Chahal, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur, Md. Siraj, Jayant Yadav, Navdeep Saini.

Courtesy: newsonair.gov.in