New Delhi: India suffered yet one more harm scare as opening batsman Shubman Gill was injured throughout fielding within the second Check match towards England on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Gill, who was fielding at ahead quick leg on Day three of the Check, got here within the firing line as England’s Rory Burns struck Ravichandran Ashwin’s supply in his course. The ball hit Gill on his left forearm.
Consequently, Gill didn’t flip as much as discipline on the fourth day of the match. BBCI knowledgeable that the batsman would bear a precautionary scan.
“Shubman Gill sustained a blow on his left forearm whereas fielding on Day three of the 2nd Check. He has been taken for a precautionary scan. The BCCI Medical Crew is assessing him. He will not be fielding at this time,” BCCI tweeted.
UPDATE – Shubman Gill sustained a blow on his left forearm whereas fielding on Day three of the 2nd Check. He has been taken for a precautionary scan. The BCCI Medical Crew is assessing him. He will not be fielding at this time.#INDvENG pic.twitter.com/ph0GJsqpFi
– BCCI (@BCCI) February 16, 2021
Crew India’s harm woes:
On Day 2 of the second Check, top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara didn’t come out to discipline after being hit on his hand. Nevertheless, Pujara returned to bat in India’s second innings. He managed to attain solely seven runs earlier than getting run out in a weird style as he misplaced the grip of his bat earlier than returning to the crease.
Earlier, star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was dominated out of the Check sequence towards England after he sustained a thumb dislocation harm throughout the Sydney Check towards Australia.
Axar Patel was set to interchange Jadeja, however because it turned out, simply earlier than the Chennai Check, he was dominated out owing to a knee harm.
Patel, nevertheless, returned for the second Check match. Though he couldn’t do a lot with the bat, he made important contributions with the ball. He picked up two wickets in England’s first innings and backed it up with a five-wicket haul within the second.
Mohammed Shami additionally options within the checklist of injured gamers who’re lacking the continuing Check sequence. Shami had suffered a wrist fracture after being hit by Pat Cummins’ supply within the Adelaide Check.
Regardless of being stricken by harm considerations, the hosts managed to stage the sequence after beating England by an enormous margin of 317 runs within the second Check.