Bhuvneshwar ruled out of Oz tour with thumb injury

Fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been ruled out of India’s tour of Australia after he fractured his left-hand thumb.All-rounder Rishi Dhawan has been included in the T20I team as Bhuvneshwar’s replacement.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar in action during the ODI in Canberra.   -  AP

Fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been ruled out of India’s tour of Australia after he fractured his left-hand thumb.

All-rounder Rishi Dhawan has been included in the T20I team as Bhuvneshwar’s replacement. Meanwhile, Gurkeerat Singh Mann has been drafted in to the T20 squad as replacement for the injured Ajinkya Rahane. Rahane split his webbing on his right hand while fielding in the fourth ODI at Canberra.