Washington Sundar, who recently made a fine comeback in the ODI series, has been ruled out of the Twenty20 series against West Indies. As per reports, he has suffered a hamstring injury and will not be part of the T20 series, Cricbuzz reported.
Washington Sundar has been asked to report to the NCA on February 15 and will spend three weeks at the NCA, which means he will also miss the Sri Lanka series next month. The replacement of Sundar hasn’t been announced, keeping the bio-secure bubble in mind.
Earlier KL Rahul and Axar Patel were also ruled out of the T20I series. Whiel Rahul sustained an upper left hamstring strain during fielding in the 2nd ODI, Axar has resumed the final stage of his rehabilitation after recently recovering from Covid-19
The three Twenty20 Internationals against West Indies will start in Kolkata on February 16.
India’s T20I Squad:
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Surya Kumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohd. Siraj, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Deepak Hooda.