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India v England: Hosts recall paceman Bumrah

India have recalled paceman Jasprit Bumrah for the fifth Test against England.

The home side’s hard-fought win in Ranchi means India hold an unassailable 3-1 lead with just one game to play. That has not stopped them from bolstering their bowling ranks, however, with Bumrah included after being rested last time out.

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The 30-year-old is India’s joint-highest wicket-taker in the series with 17 at an average of 13.64.

KL Rahul is not fit to return from a quadriceps injury that has kept him out of the series, bar the first Test in Hyderabad.

Washington Sundar has been released so he can play for Tamil Nadu in their key Ranji Trophy clash with Mumbai.

The India squad is: Rohit Sharma (c), Jasprit Bumrah, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Dhruv Jurel (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Devdutt Padikkal, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Akash Deep

Jon Fisher
Jon Fisher
Jon has over 20 years' experience in sports journalism having worked at the Press Association, Goal and Stats Perform, covering three World Cups, an Olympics and numerous other major sporting events.
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