HomeIndia CricketRecurring again harm makes Shreyas Iyer a doubt for Australia ODIs

Recurring again harm makes Shreyas Iyer a doubt for Australia ODIs

Shreyas Iyer is doubtful for the upcoming three-match ODI collection in opposition to Australia beginning March 17 as a result of recurrence of a again harm. In a grim preliminary evaluation of the problem, Rohit Sharma, the India captain, stated Iyer “doesn’t appear to be doing that effectively.”

Iyer, who did not bat within the fourth and ultimate Take a look at in opposition to Australia, is presently below the supervision of BCCI’s medical crew on the Nationwide Cricket Academy in Bengaluru, the place he can be assessed. Iyer flew out of Ahmedabad even earlier than the Take a look at ended to hunt a prognosis of his situation.

ESPNcricinfo understands, as issues stand, Iyer is for certain to overlook no less than the primary ODI. He complained of swelling in his decrease again through the Ahmedabad Take a look at after having spent almost two full days on the sphere.

“Poor man. It simply was such an unlucky incident,” Rohit stated after India’s 2-1 collection win in Ahmedabad. “He needed to wait all day [second day] to bat after which when the day received over, the problem he had along with his again, recurred. He was despatched to the hospital to take scans. I do not know the precise report of the scans, however he doesn’t appear to be doing that effectively.”

On Monday, the fifth and ultimate day of the Take a look at, the BCCI stated in a media launch {that a} “specialist’s opinion can be sought” to deal with Iyer’s situation, which is a recurrence of the problem he skilled in December following the tour of Bangladesh.

Then too, Iyer had swelling in his decrease again for which he was given an injection on the NCA. His rehabilitation on the time took longer than anticipated, with Iyer lacking the house ODIs in opposition to New Zealand in addition to the primary Border-Gavaskar Trophy Take a look at in Nagpur final month.

The flaring up of Iyer’s again situation can also be more likely to concern the Kolkata Knight Riders, the franchise he’s speculated to be main at IPL 2023. He was signed on the mega public sale in February final yr, after being launched by Delhi Capitals, the place he had misplaced his captaincy to Rishabh Pant after a shoulder harm in March 2021 had dominated him out of the primary a part of the IPL that yr.

Iyer’s absence may pave means for the uncapped Madhya Pradesh batter Rajat Patidar within the ODI squad. Patidar has accomplished his health evaluation following a two-week lengthy bodily conditioning on the NCA.



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