India vs Australia: Guests handled contemporary harm blow as Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant taken to scans

India vs Australia: Guests handled contemporary harm blow as Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant taken to scans

Sydney: Depleted India’s harm woes worsened Saturday as Ravindra Jadeja and Rishabh Pant underwent scans in a hospital after taking nasty blows from the Australian pacers, elevating doubts about their availability within the the rest of the third Take a look at.

The guests’ first jolt got here when wicketkeeper-batsman Pant sustained an elbow harm after being hit by a Pat Cummins supply. Reserve wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha changed Pant as per a current modification within the ICC taking part in circumstances. “Rishabh Pant was hit on the left elbow whereas batting within the second session on Saturday. He has been taken for scans,” the BCCI said in a launch.

Pant, who regarded good throughout his 36 off 67 balls on the third day of the match, was hit whereas attempting to drag a brief ball from Cummins.

He was in ache instantly and after on-field remedy that included strapping a bandage, he was again in motion however misplaced the circulate attributable to hindered motion as Josh Hazlewood had him caught behind.

If that was not sufficient, the Australian quick bowlers inflicted additional ache on the Indians as Jadeja suffered a nasty blow to his left thumb. He’s unlikely to bowl within the Australian second innings after being taken for scans to establish the injury to his bowling hand.

Jadeja’s 28-run knock allowed India to restrict Australia’s first-innings result in lower than 100 however in the direction of the top, a brief ball from Mitchell Starc hit him on the gloves and he wanted speedy medical consideration.

“Ravindra Jadeja suffered a blow to his left thumb whereas batting. He has been taken for scans,” the visiting group’s board said in one other media launch.

Jadeja was in ache and as soon as the group was again within the subject for the second innings, his left thumb regarded fairly swollen and the physio utilized taping on it. He threw a number of balls however then it was determined that it will not be potential for him to proceed.

Coming into the Sydney Take a look at, India had misplaced Ishant Sharma (earlier than sequence began), Mohammed Shami (forearm), Umesh Yadav (calf muscle) and KL Rahul (wrist) to varied accidents. Virat Kohli is on a paternity go away.


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