Jess Jonassen ruled out of India series with a hamstring injury
Legspinner Amanda-Jade Wellington has been called up as her replacement
Australia left-arm spinner Jess Jonassen has been ruled out of the remainder of the T20I series against India due to a hamstring injury with legspinner Amanda-Jade Wellington called up as replacement.
Jonassen injured her right hamstring while fielding during Australia's nine-wicket win over India in the first T20I in Mumbai on Friday night.
Australia's physio Kate Beerworth confirmed on Sunday that Jonassen would return home to Australia to continue her recovery.
"Unfortunately Jess sustained a right hamstring strain while fielding during the match on Friday," Beerworth said.
"She's since been assessed and it's evident that the timeframes required for a return during this series are too short.
"Jess will be unavailable for the remainder of the series and will return to Brisbane to continue her rehab."
Wellington missed out on selection for the India tour despite an excellent WBBL where she was a pivotal part of Adelaide Strikers' maiden title. Wellington is expected to arrive in Mumbai on Tuesday. The second T20I takes place on Sunday night with the third match to be played on Wednesday, all in Mumbai.