Shreyas Iyer started suffering from back pain in January due to which he missed the ODI series against New Zealand and was also out of the first Test against Australia. He had this pain again during the fourth test.
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New Delhi: The ODI World Cup is to be played in India at the end of this year and the Indian cricket team wants to be fully prepared for this biggest tournament going to be held at home. Every Indian cricketer wants to be a part of this tournament in front of his fans. This dream of many will be fulfilled but the fate of some players of Team India is not like this. star batsman shreyas iyer He is one of those players whose fitness has given tension to Team India and now Iyer himself is preparing to take a decision for the sake of the World Cup, which can prove to be a threat to his career.
Team India is already struggling with the fitness of its star players. It is already difficult for Rishabh Pant to play due to a road accident, while the situation is not looking very good for Jasprit Bumrah as well. In such a situation, if Shreyas Iyer is also not able to play in this World Cup, then it will only increase more trouble for India.
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Iyer’s big decision for the sake of Team India
Shreyas, who is troubled by a back injury, however, is eager to play in the World Cup himself and for that he is thinking of postponing the back surgery. cricbuzz According to the report, surgery is the last option for this star batsman from Mumbai to completely remove this problem, but due to this, he can be away from the cricket field for about 6-7 months.
It has been claimed in the report that Iyer does not want to miss the chance to play in the World Cup to be held in India in October-November. In such a situation, instead of surgery, he is giving priority only to rest and rehabilitation process. More than IPL, Iyer’s eyes are on the World Cup.
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Will return in IPL 2023?
By the way, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Team India Management and the medical team of National Cricket Academy (NCA) are keeping an eye on this matter. The NCA team has also recommended surgery. Although the decision has been postponed for some time and it is currently being watched whether Shreyas is fit to play in any stage of IPL 2023 or not. It is almost impossible for the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to play at the beginning of the season but the franchise and the Indian board are currently monitoring the situation.
suffering from 3 months
Iyer Has had a back problem since the beginning of this year. He started having this problem after the ODI series against Sri Lanka in January and could not play in the ODI series against New Zealand as well. It took him a long time to recover and he could not play the first Test against Australia in Nagpur. He returned in the second Test, but on the third day of the fourth Test, his pain again emerged and he was ruled out of the match.
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