Bhuvneshwar Kumar fractured his left thumb during the fourth ODI in Canberra. © AFP
Bhuvneshwar picked up the injury while trying to stop a David Warner straight drive off his own bowling during the fourth ODI in Canberra. The injury forced him out of the fifth ODI in Sydney, with India picking the debutant Jasprit Bumrah in his place.
The three-match T20 series will begin on Tuesday in Adelaide.
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Source: ESPN Crickinfo