Shreyas Iyer Won't Be Available For Mumbai After Injuring His Shoulder

Shreyas Iyer Won’t Be Available For Mumbai After Injuring His Shoulder

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Shreyas Iyer. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

Shreyas Iyer, Indian middle-order batsman, a regular member in limited-overs, has injured his shoulder and won’t be available for Mumbai in the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali T20, a report in ‘Mid Day’ has claimed.

Shreyas Iyer believed to have injured himself when he landed on his shoulder during the second ODI against Australia while trying to stop the ball. He soon after, reportedly, cut down on his batting time at the nets due to the discomfort in his shoulder.

Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer. Image Credit: Twitter.

Shreyas Iyer Will Head To NCA

Shreyas Iyer played all 3 ODIs and scored 59 runs averaging a dismal 19.67 while managing to score 12 runs in 2 T20Is that followed. India lost ODI series 2-1 but won the T20I series by the same margin.

Salil Ankola
Salil Ankola

Shreyas Iyer is currently in Dubai and will now head to National Cricket Academy at Bengaluru for recuperation. Mumbai Cricket Association has announced three teams for an intrasquad tournament and each team will play three practice games from December 21 to December 25 before Salil Ankola-headed selection committee finalizes the Mumbai squad for Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament. Mumbai are set to play all their league matches at Wankhede from January 10.

India Suffers Batting Collapse In 2nd Innings And Registers Lowest Ever Test Score

Meanwhile, India despite taking a first innings lead against Australia in the ongoing 1st Test at Adelaide which is a day-night affair suffered a batting collapse as their innings ended on 36/9 setting Australia a 90 runs target to win the match. India registered their lowest ever score in Test history.

Josh Hazlewood
Josh Hazlewood (Image Credit: Google)

India scored 244 in the first innings before bundling Australia to 191. But the dramatic batting order collapse in India’s second innings saw no batsmen register double-digit scores as both pacers Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood took four and five wickets respectively.

India scored 244 in 1st innings with skipper Virat Kohli scoring 74 and Australia managed 191 with Tim Paine scoring unbeaten 73. But India are now in dire straits and handed Australia the initiative despite gaining a 53 runs first innings lead.