Due to the unavailability of Siraj for selection, Harshal Patel got an opportunity to make his debut.
The BCCI (Cricket Board of India) said in a statement, “Siraj sustained an injury to the middle of his left hand (web) while fielding his bowling in the first T20 International at Jaipur. The BCCI medical team is monitoring his progress. ,
India had won the first T20 by five wickets in which Siraj conceded 39 runs in four overs and took one wicket.