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Bairstow to miss England ODI tour of India

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Jonny Bairstow will miss the ODI tour of India next month on compassionate grounds due to family illness. Bairstow is expected to return to the squad for the T20 and ODI tour of New Zealand beginning in late January.

Joe Root has replaced Bairstow in the squad. The 21-year-old, who made his Test and T20 debuts against India this month, is yet to play an ODI for England. The squad departs for India on January 2.