Jacks was signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 3.2 crore (£320,000) at December’s public sale, and would have offered cowl for Glenn Maxwell of their center order.
However he sustained a muscle damage whereas fielding in England’s latest victory of their second ODI in opposition to Bangladesh in Mirpur, and after scans earlier this week and session with a specialist, he has been compelled to tug out of the IPL.
The damage is a big blow for Jacks, who had hoped to make use of the match as a chance to familiarise with Indian circumstances and push his case for choice in England’s squad for the 50-over World Cup later this yr.
Bracewell has by no means beforehand performed within the IPL and was unsold at December’s public sale, having entered with a base worth of INR 1 crore.
Royal Challengers play their first sport of the season in opposition to Mumbai Indians on April 2. It will likely be their first fixture at their dwelling floor, Bangalore’s M Chinnaswamy Stadium, since Might 2019.
Reece Topley, Jacks’ Surrey and England team-mate, was additionally signed by RCB within the public sale, and is predicted to be slot in time for the beginning of the season, having spent the white-ball tour to Bangladesh on the bench with a minor niggle.
Jacks made his England debuts in all three worldwide codecs this winter, successful his T20I and Take a look at caps in Pakistan earlier than making his ODI debut in Bangladesh.