Indian seamer Jasprit Bumrah has been released from the squad and will not be available for the selection for the fourth and final Test against England which gets underway from Thursday, March 4 at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera in Ahmedabad.
Bumrah had made a request to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to be released from the squad owing to personal reasons.
The BCCI also informed that there will no replacement named for Bumrah.
“Jasprit Bumrah made a request to BCCI to be released from India’s squad ahead of the fourth Test owing to personal reasons. Accordingly, the fast bowler has been released and he will not be available for selection for the fourth Test,” the BCCI said in an official statement .
NEWS – Jasprit Bumrah released from India’s squad
Jasprit Bumrah made a request to BCCI to be released from India’s squad ahead of the fourth Test owing to personal reasons.
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 27, 2021
Bumrah has already been rested for the white-ball series coming up after the four-Test series.
The right-arm seamer took four wickets in the opening Test in Chennai but was rested for the second match, which India won to level the series.
Bumrah returned to play his first Test at his home ground in Ahmedabad, where India triumphed inside two days to go 2-1 up in the four-match series.