Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah granted rest for Ranchi Test

Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah will miss the Ranchi Test after being granted rest by the team management. This decision aims to manage Bumrah’s workload ahead of the upcoming IPL campaign and the T20 World Cup in West Indies & the USA. Mukesh Kumar, who impressed with a career-best match haul of 10 for 50 for Bengal against Bihar in the Ranji Trophy, will rejoin the squad after being released for the third Test. His uncapped statemate Akash Deep completes the seam bowling trio in the squad.

The India squad for the fourth Test includes Rohit Sharma (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Devdutt Padikkal, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Dhruv Jurel (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Mohammed Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, and Akash Deep.