Kolkata Knight Riders’ full-time skipper Shreyas Iyer has been dominated out from the 2023 season of Indian Premier League (IPL 2023) and INDIA vs AUSTRALIA World Take a look at Championship (WTC) Ultimate in June, ESPNcricinfo reported. As per the report, Iyer, who suffered a lower-back damage final yr, is predicted to overlook motion for not less than three months earlier than he begins coaching because the star middle-order batter shall be travelling abroad for the surgical procedure.
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Shreyas Iyer skilled swelling in his decrease again final yr in December 2022, in December, following India’s tour of Bangladesh.
Iyer complained of again ache whereas he was a part of IND vs AUS Border-Gavaskar Trophy and was then taken for scans, taking part in no additional half within the collection. Later, Iyer was dominated out of the India vs Australia ODI collection that adopted. Initially it was reported that Iyer would miss solely the primary a part of IPL however would possibly return for the second-half of the event. Nevertheless, as per the most recent report, the recurring lower-back damage has now compelled him to journey overseas for a surgical procedure.
The Board of Management for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) medical employees is being extraordinarily cautious in dealing with Iyer’s damage particularly after the case of Jasprit Bumrah, who tried making a comeback however ended up aggravating his damage, not with the ability to make a comeback since September.
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Shreyas Iyer’s absence left Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) with no selection however to call his alternative after which Nitish Rana was handed the duty to steer the franchise for the primary time in his profession.
Kolkata Knight Riders started their IPL 2023 marketing campaign towards Punjab Kings on April 1. On this match, Punjab Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 runs (DLS methodology) to win the match.