Ravindra Jadeja ruled out of remaining Test series against Australia due to injury
Sydney: India received a jolt on Monday as all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was ruled out of Border-Gavaskar Test series due to injury.
Ravindra Jadeja suffered a blow to his left thumb while batting on Day 3 of the third Border-Gavaskar Test that concluded on Monday.
"He later went for scans and the results have shown that he has dislocated his thumb," Board of Control for Cricket in India said in a statement.
The all-rounder will now consult a hand specialist in Sydney before he returns to India.
He will then head to the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru for further management of his injury.
Jadeja will not be available for the fourth and final Test against Australia to be held in Brisbane from January 15-19 at the Gabba.
India batsmen displayed their heroics with the willow and skills to manage a memorable draw against Australia in Sydney on Monday.
The series is evenly balanced at 1-1.