Why was Yashasvi Jaiswal out of the first T20I match?

The three-match T20 series between India and Afghanistan has started. The IS Bindra Cricket Stadium in Mohali is hosting the first match between the two teams. In this match, the Indian team won the toss and decided to bowl first. Before the start of this match, India has suffered a big setback. The team has ruled out star batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal from the first match due to injury.

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India has given the information and reason behind Yashasvi Jaiswal’s exclusion. BCCI, while sharing the information about his exclusion from its official Twitter account, said, ‘Yashaswi Jaiswal is not available for selection in the first T20 International match due to swelling in his right groin.’

Fans are wishing for his speedy recovery

Following BCCI’s updates, Yashasvi’s injury has caused concern among fans. Fans are wishing that Yashasvi Jaiswal will fully recover and return to the team as soon as possible. It will be interesting to see whether Yashasvi recovers before the second match or not.

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Before this match, the head coach of the Indian team, Rahul Dravid, announced in the pre-match press conference that ‘Yashasvi and Rohit Sharma would be seen opening in the first match.’ However, due to his injury just before the match, Yashasvi has now been ruled out of the team. In this situation, Shubman Gill will be opening the batting along with Rohit Sharma.

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It is noteworthy that before the T20 World Cup 2024 this year, this series between India and Afghanistan is very important. This is the last T20 series for India before the World Cup. In such a situation, the Indian team would like to win this series by performing brilliantly.

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