New Delhi, March 25: Delhi Capitals co-owner Parth Jindal on Thursday wished captain Shreyas Iyer to recover soon, but he was ruled out of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 due to a shoulder injury.
Jindal tweeted, “Our captain @ Shreyasair is completely devastated and rotten for 15. Stay strong captain. Hope to recover very soon. You are confident that you will be stronger than this. India T20 You are needed in the World Cup. ” Shreyas Iyer injury update: Delhi Capitals captain for IPL 2021 is suspect, while fielding during the India vs England 1 ODI match, after landing side by side.
On Wednesday, the ANI reported that Iyer may be forced to undergo surgery on his left shoulder, which may cause him to miss the entire IPL 2021. The DC captain fractured his left shoulder during England’s innings in the first ODI at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium. on Tuesday.
Speaking to ANI, sources aware of the development had said that while he was suffering from pain on the ground, Iyer was taken for further scans and the results suggested that surgery may be the way forward. . But the final decision on whether the batsman will go for surgery or not is yet to be made.
“The initial idea is that he is in need of surgery, but further opinion has been sought from a specialist in this regard and if the surgery happens, it seems that he will miss the entire IPL season,” the source said.
Iyer dived to his left in the field to stop the ball. When he did manage to cut the run, he was holding the left shoulder in great pain. He walked on the shoulder and Shubhaman Gill made him sit on the ground.
Highlighting the condition of his injury, the BCCI said in a media statement: “Shreyas Iyer broke his left shoulder in the 8th over while fielding. He has been taken for further scans and someone ahead in the game. Will not be attended. ”
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