Now Iyer can be out of IPL 2023 also: did not get down to bat in Ahmedabad Test, and has an injury in the lower back
Shreyas Iyer, who was ruled out of the ODI series after the last Test of the India-Australia series due to lower back pain, is also in doubt about playing the IPL 2023. Some media reports have claimed that he will not be able to play more than half the matches of the current IPL series.
28-year-old Indian batsman Shreyas Iyer recovered from injury only last month. He returned to the team from the Delhi Test against the Kangaroo team and has also been a part of Team India in the Indore Test. Iyer had pain in his lower back during the last match. After that, he was sent for the scan. Now the scan report has come, although BCCI and Iyer’s IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders have not given any update on this.
He was injured for the first time during the ODI series against Sri Lanka in January.
Iyer is under the supervision of the board’s medical team
Iyer is currently under the supervision of the board’s medical team. The injury forced him to miss the 3-match ODI series against New Zealand and the first Test against Australia. He completed his rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore.
In a medical update, the BCCI had said, Shreyas Iyer complained of pain in his lower back after the third day’s play. He has gone for a scan.
India will play 3 ODIs against Australia
Team India has to play 3 ODIs against Australia on 17, 19, and 22 March. The first ODI against Australia will be played in Mumbai, the second in Visakhapatnam, and the third in Chennai.
IPL 2023 will start on 31st March 2023 The current season of IPL is starting from 31st March.
The first match will be played between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Iyer is the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders. In such a situation, the franchise will have to look for a new captain. The team’s first match will be in Mohali with Punjab Kings on April 1.