IND vs AUS: Shreyas Iyer is ruled out of the Ahmedabad Test and is also doubtful for the ODI series: Indian batsman Shreyas Iyer sustained an injury during the ongoing Border Gavaskar Trophy that has troubled the medical staff and onlookers. Iyer reported lower back pain on the third day of the fourth Test match, which spurred the medical staff to act straight away.
The star batsman underwent scans to assess the extent of his injury and is now iffy for the ODI series against Australia. The fourth and final Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy is currently underway. A three-match ODI series will follow, with the opening game set for March 17 in Iyer’s hometown Mumbai.
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The CRICBUZZ report states that Shreyas Iyer will require additional testing and specialized care. His participation in the ODI series against Australia will likely be decided by the selectors in Ahmedabad, or a replacement if required. They are likely to meet after the Test concludes on Monday.
According to a Cricbuzz report, Shreyas Iyer’s back scan results are out, and they are not favorable. Due to his recurring lower back pain/injury, the KKR captain is now considered to be doubtful for the ODI series against Australia. His participation in the IPL this season likewise remains an uncertainty.
It is also reported that Iyer, who was in felid on Day 3, went for a knock on Saturday evening after stumps. He experienced discomfort and pain throughout the knock. According to insiders, his back spasms were so bad that even if the situation had called for it, he could not have batted on Sunday.
Iyer wasn’t in the dressing room during the fourth day’s match. He was getting his scans alongside the medical staff. He already missed the first Test in Nagpur and the previous ODI series against New Zealand due to a reoccurring back injury. We will get updated with any further news on his injury or replacement for the upcoming ODI series.
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