Ravindra Jadeja sidelined for 1st Test due to injury, BCCI releases official update

Ravindra Jadeja sidelined for 1st Test due to injury, BCCI releases official update

Rohit Sharma, captain of the Indian cricket team, made a surprising decision to omit Ravindra Jadeja from the playing XI for the 1st Test match against South Africa. Jadeja was replaced by experienced spinner Ashwin due to a back spasm. The BCCI confirmed Jadeja’s absence in a tweet. Sharma emphasized the quality of Ashwin as a spinner and mentioned that Prasidh was making his Test debut along with other pacers. The teams’ playing XIs were also listed for the match.

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