India pacer Deepak Chahar has been ruled out of the upcoming T20 International series against Sri Lanka due to a hamstring injury.
Footballers suffered injuries during the third T20 International match against the West Indies in Kolkata on Sunday.
“He has been ruled out of the series and will complete his reshuffle at the NCA,” said BCCI staff.
It remains to be seen whether Chahar will qualify for IPL 2022 which is expected to start next week of March.
“The party is not seeking change as vice president Jasprit Bumrah is already in the party,” he said. workers added.
Earlier, BCCI announced on Saturday that Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant will be on leave for the T20 series against Sri Lanka.
Making a comeback in the T20 India team is the driving force of Kerala Sanju Samson, who is also the Rajasthan Royals captain in the IPL.
A fit-again Ravindra Jadeja will be back in the T20s.
The T20 International three-match series against Sri Lanka kicks off in Lucknow on Thursday.
India Group T20 for SL: Rohit Sharma, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Surykumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Sanju Samson, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnodav.