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4th Test: Rahul ruled out, Bumrah rested

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NEW DELHI: The Indian team will be without the services of injured keeper-batter

KL Rahul

, yet again, in the upcoming fourth Test against England in Ranchi.
Pace spearhead

Jasprit Bumrah

has also been released from the squad ahead of the Test, which starts from February 23.
While Rahul has not been able to recover from his injury, the decision to rest Bumrah was taken as a part of his workload management.

Keeping in mind the duration of the series and amount of cricket he has played in recent times.

Rahul’s participation in the fifth and final Test match in Dharamsala is also subject to fitness.
“Jasprit Bumrah has been released from the squad for the 4th IDFC First Bank Test against England in Ranchi. The decision was taken keeping in mind the duration of the series and amount of cricket he has played in recent times,” the BCCI said in a release.
Pacer Mukesh Kumar, who was released from the squad for the third Test in Rajkot to play Ranji game for Bengal, has joined the squad in Ranchi.
India’s updated squad for the 4th Test:

Rohit Sharma

(C), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Dhruv Jurel (WK), KS Bharat (WK), Devdutt Padikkal, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Akash Deep.

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