Prithvi Shaw to miss NZ tour after shoulder injury

Prithvi Shaw to miss NZ tour after shoulder injury

Prithvi Shaw to miss NZ tour after shoulder injury(Pic Source: Twitter)

Prithvi Shaw the young talented opener from Mumbai, suffered an injury while representing Mumbai against Karnataka in the third round of Ranji Trophy. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) immediately took the action and released the youngster from the match and sent him to National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru. Now after a few days, BCCI has delivered the fitness update on the right handed batsman.

According to the reports and scans, Prithvi Shaw has suffered rotator cuff and labaruminjury to his left shoulder and he has been suggested rest till he gets fully fit.

In an official statement, BCCI has cleared that Prithvi will not be a part of India A team that is scheduled to depart on 10 January for New Zealand at least for the first half of the tour. BCCI also mentioned that Prithvi will complete his rehabilitation in the NCC at Bengaluru only.

“Team India batsman Prithvi Shaw suffered from rotator cuff and labaruminjury to his left shoulder while fielding on Day 1 (January 3, 2020) of the Paytm Ranji Trophy match between Mumbai and Karnataka.

Prithvi is currently under rehab at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru and has been ruled out of India A’s two upcoming practice games in New Zealand. A call on his participation in the one-day and four-day matches will be taken at a later stage,” stated BCCI in a statement.

India A is scheduled to play three one-dayers and two four-day games in New Zealand. Prithvi, who was named in the India A squad for the tour, has been in good form in domestic cricket since his comeback in November after serving a doping ban.

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In the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, representing Mumbai, the 20-year old scored 240 runs in five outings that included three half-centuries. He then carried forward his good form in the long format of the game as he came up with the scores of 66 and 202 in two matches and in the process making his maiden first-class double century in Mumbai’s first Ranji encounter against Baroda this season.

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