5 players including Shubman Gill rested in third ODI, Australia in danger of clean sweep


New Delhi. The last match of the three-match ODI series being played between India and Australia is to be played on 27 September. Team India has taken an unassailable lead in the series by winning two consecutive matches. After winning the last match, it now wants to clean sweep the visiting team in the series. In the third ODI, the return of the senior players who were rested in the first two matches is considered certain. There is news of young Shubman Gill being given rest.

Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah will be available for the third ODI against Australia after taking a one-match break while all-rounder Axar Patel will be given some more time to recover from his injury ahead of the World Cup. Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) sources gave this information on Monday. It has also been learned that opener Shubman Gill and all-rounder Shardul Thakur will be given rest for a few days.

Sources said, “As per the team’s rotation policy, Bumrah was rested and will now return to the team along with captain Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav.” Apart from Gill, who has been playing continuously for some time, Shardul Thakur will also be given rest for three-four days.

who could be out

Opener Shubman Gill, who scored a century in the second ODI, may be rested. Meanwhile, Rituraj Gaikwad will not be a part of the team due to his participation in the Asian Games. Suryakumar Yadav can be made to sit out. There is talk of Shardul Thakur also being given rest. Kuldeep Yadav may return to the playing eleven in place of R Ashwin.

India’s probable playing eleven

Rohit Sharma (captain), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami.

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