Sunrisers Hyderabad’s senior pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar was on Monday dominated out of the continued IPL with a thigh muscle harm which might additionally finish his hopes of being part of the Indian workforce’s tour of Australia later this yr. Bhuvneshwar sustained the harm whereas bowling the 19th over of Chennai Super Kings’ innings throughout their October 2 conflict right here and hobbled out of the sector after only one supply.
“Bhuvneshwar Kumar is out of IPL with a thigh muscle injury. It is probably a grade 2 or 3 injury, which could mean that he would be out for at least 6 to 8 weeks. It might effectively rule him out of India’s tour of Australia,” a senior BCCI official informed PTI on circumstances of anonymity.
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Bhuvneshwar had been in respectable kind throughout this yr’s IPL with an economic system rate of lower than 7 in 4 games with three wickets. His harm will likely be an enormous blow to SRH skipper David Warner as he struggles for high quality loss of life bowlers in his aspect which is brief on expertise.
In case of Bhuvneshwar, he would possibly keep back within the UAE because the Indian workforce’s physio Nitin Patel can also be there as a part of the BCCI’s medical workforce.
Being a centrally-contracted player, Bhuvneshwar’s rehabilitation will likely be totally sorted by the BCCI.
However, for the previous one yr Bhuvneshwar has been largely out, as a consequence of aspect pressure and hamstring accidents and just just lately, made a comeback throughout the IPL. he had missed the New Zealand tour earlier this yr.
With this present harm, his readiness to return to aggressive cricket after breaking down each three months over the past one yr might elevate eyebrows in regards to the harm administration course of.
India are to play 4 Test matches throughout the tour of Australia at year-end.