Jasprit Bumrah has suffered a right ankle sprain while bowling in the first innings – Latest Cricket News

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Monday’s play continues on the third day of the first match of the three-match Test series between India and South Africa. On this day, instead of 90 overs, the game of 98 overs will be played. The Indian team was all out for 327 in their first innings at Centurion’s SuperSport Park Cricket Stadium. But he has also spoiled South Africa’s condition in the first innings. The hosts have lost their four wickets for 32 runs after lunch. Jasprit Bumrah got India’s first success. He dismissed South African captain Dean Elgar in the fifth ball of his first over. However, after the lunch break, Team India’s hopes of making a hold in the match were hit hard when Bumrah walked off the field with an injury.

Injured in the 11th over of the innings

While bowling the fifth ball of the 11th over of the innings, Bumrah twisted his ankle as soon as he went on his follow through. He was in so much pain that he lay down on the ground and started moaning in pain. Immediately after this, the physio of the Indian team came on the field and he took Bumrah out with him. He went out of the field walking on his feet. But later his right leg was bandaged.

BCCI updated on Bumrah’s injury

Meanwhile, BCCI has issued a medical update on Bumrah’s injury. The board has said that while bowling in the first innings innings, Bumrah’s right ankle has twisted. The medical team is looking after his injury. He is out of the field and Shreyas Iyer is fielding as a substitute in his place. Iyer has not been included in the playing XI despite his excellent form.



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