Washington Sundar was supposed to travel to Cape Town with the ODI members on Wednesday and join the rest of the squad ahead of the ODI series starting January 19th.
Two of India's support staff initially tested positive for Covid-19 before another round of tests came out negative. Had the repeat tests been positive, the South Africa A vs India A Test match would have been called off.
Opting to bat, South Africa A rode on a fifty each from opener Sarel Erwee (75) and middle-order duo of Tony de Zorki (58) and Khaya Zondo (56). Navdeep Saini took three for 42.
India A pacers Navdeep Saini (2/54), Ishan Porel (2/26) and Arzan Nagwaswalla (1/44) shared five wickets between them as South Africa A finished Day 1 on 233/7. The first match ended in a draw.
Drafted into the SRH squad as a replacement for T Natarajan, who was down with Covid, Umran Malik surprised everyone with his raw pace and clocked the fastest delivery of the tournament against RCB.
Saini, who did not bowl a single over in the game, was taken off the field in the penultimate over of the Sri Lanka innings
Saini, who did not bowl a single over in the game, was taken off the field in the penultimate over of the Sri Lanka innings, when he injured his shoulder while fielding at extra-cover
And they are: Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Shubhman Gill, Thangarasu Natarajan, Navdeep Saini and Washington Sundar
Saini said, 'Ajinkya bhaiya asked me If I would be able to bowl with the injury, I just had to say yes'
As the Australian tour hits its business end, the Indian team's list of injuries will make it very difficult for new national selection committee to pick a decent bowling attack for the England Test series
The Indian team took another hit on Friday when pacer Navdeep Saini was forced off the field due to groin pain.
Australia ended the day 274/5, thanks largely to Labuschagne's 108 off 204 balls
Navdeep Saini became the fourth Indian pacer to face injury issues since the start of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy series
This after Australia declared at 312/6, giving India a target of 407 for victory. Catch the Day 4 highlights here
Saini became India’s 299th Test cricketer when he was handed his cap in a ceremony by Jasprit Bumrah before the start of Sydney Test.
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Pacer Navdeep Saini is the direct replacement for Umesh Yadav, who got injured during the second Test in Melbourne
Nehra feels the white-ball games held in Sydney indicated that the deck was flat and express pace comes in handy on such surfaces
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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