Jadeja has not been performing well after his shoulder injury. The all-rounder was neither picking up wickets nor he was scoring runs with the bat. After a series of below par performances, he was finally dropped by skipper MS Dhoni.

Having already lost the three-match series 0-2, India opted for two changes in the final ODI. Jadeja was replaced by Stuart Binny and pacer Umesh Yadav was again included in place of Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Dhoni and Indian team management gave Jadeja many chances in the recent past but he failed to perform. In the first two games of the three match-series, Jadeja scored 32 and 19 runs respectively but failed to take a single wicket.

His performances in the recent times have been lackluster as in last sixteen ODIs, he did not not score a single half century. However,  he managed to grab 15 wickets.

“He needs to improve and needs to step up really. We have a lot of faith in him but at the end of the day you can’t really play with hope,” MS Dhoni said after India beat West Indies in a World Cup 2015 at the WACA. “What you want is actual performance on the field,” the skipper added.

After his shoulder injury, Jadeja managed only 62 runs from six ODI innings in Australia. With economy of 5.35 he was the most expensive Indian bowler in World Cup. He managed only nine wickets from eight matches.

With the players like Axar Patel and Stuart Binny already playing for Indian team, it would become really hard for Jadeja to make a comeback in playing XI.

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