Depleted India’s injury woes worsened on Saturday with senior all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja sustaining a left thumb dislocation and fracture which is likely to rule him out of the final Test in Brisbane, starting January 15.
However, there is some good news for India as wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant’s elbow injury is not serious and he will probably be available when India bat to save the Test match.
Both players underwent scans after being hit by short balls from Australian pacers on third day of the Test match.
“Ravindra Jadeja has suffered a dislocation and fracture on his left thumb. It will be very difficult for him to wear those gloves and bat,” a senior BCCI source told PTI on Saturday.
“In any case, he will be out of action for at least two to three weeks which rules him out of the final Test. Pant will…