Cricket News: Due to injuries, bowler Ishant Sharma, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane were all ruled out of the 2nd Test against New Zealand in Mumbai on Friday.
The BCCI issued an official statement on Friday morning announcing that all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja suffered a right forearm injury during the first Test match in Kanpur and that Ishant dislocated his left little finger on the final day of the first Test match. Meanwhile, Rahane’s left leg has a small hamstring injury. The medical experts at BCCI will continue to track their growth.
NEWS – Injury updates – New Zealand’s Tour of India
Ishant Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and Ravindra Jadeja ruled out of the 2nd Test.
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 3, 2021
Meanwhile, Kane Williamson, the New Zealand captain, has been ruled out of the Mumbai Test owing to a left elbow injury. In the absence of Williamson, opener Tom Latham will lead the side in Mumbai.
Toss delayed, inspection at 10:30 AM
In terms of the match, the weather has thrown a wrench in the works, as the toss has been postponed in Mumbai owing to rain. At 10:30 a.m., the umpires will evaluate the pitch and decide what to do next.
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