IPL 2020: Bhuvneshwar Kumar suffered the damage throughout their match towards CSK.© BCCI/IPL
India and SunRisers Hyderabad quick bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been dominated out of the 13th version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a hip damage that he sustained throughout their win over Chennai Super Kings on the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday. Speaking to ANI, sources within the group confirmed that the pacer should skip the cash-rich league because of the damage.
“Bhuvi will not be able to take further part in this year’s tournament as he has been ruled out with a hip injury. A big blow for sure as he is someone who leads the bowling unit and is also an integral part of the leadership group on the ground,” the supply stated.
Bhuvneshwar suffered the damage and walked off the sphere within the 19th over. He did attempt to bowl and needed to cease in his stride twice earlier than the physio determined that he wanted to stroll off and would not take additional half within the sport.
Speaking after the sport, skipper David Warner had stated that he did not have a lot concept on the damage’s severity as he was on the sphere and must examine with the physio. “I am not too sure, have to speak to the physio, can answer this ques when we have more information,” Warner had stated within the post-match press convention.
At the toss within the subsequent sport towards Mumbai Indians on Sunday, Warner had stated that it appeared just like the pacer would miss a few video games. But the hip damage will see him miss the season as he’s additionally an integral a part of India’s plans for the collection towards Australia that follows the IPL.
India play a full collection towards Australia after this which can see them battle it out in a four-match Test collection, adopted by a limited-overs collection. Virat Kohli and boys have been initially set to start out with a T20I collection with an eye fixed on the T20 World Cup, however that plan was dropped because the coronavirus pandemic noticed the showpiece occasion being postponed.
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