Axar Patel Injury Update : Axar Patel’s untimely injury puts his participation in the ODI series against Australia in doubt. Washington Sundar is likely to be named the cover. Have a look at Axar Patel Injury Update.
As the clock ticks on the team announcement for the Australia series, India are sweating over Axar Patel’s fitness. The all-rounder was ruled out of the Asian Cup final with a left quadriceps injury. It is not yet clear if the injury to the southpaw is serious. According to reports, Axar is likely to miss 2 IND vs AUS matches due to wrist and hamstring injuries.
“Axar… I’m not sure. You know he had a little tear. It looks like maybe a week or 10 days, I don’t know,” Rohit said. – I don’t know, it seems like a week or ten days,” Rohit replied. – All we can do is watch to see how the injury develops. Each person is unique, thus some males heal rapidly. I really hope Axar is like that. Let’s watch to see what occurs with him.I’m not too sure if he can play in the first two home games against Australia. But we’ll wait and see.”
With the ODI series against Australia starting on September 22, Axar’s fitness will be monitored from time to time. Versatility is key in a 50-year-old management system. Axar’s batting showed him to be ahead of fellow spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Washington Sundar. Axar’s handy skills in the recent Super 4 match against Bangladesh showcased his batting prowess.
As a result of a left quadriceps strain sustained during India’s Super Quad match against Bangladesh on Friday, Axar Patel will not play in the Asia Cup final versus Sri Lanka.Washington Sundar has been named as his replacement by the men’s selection committee. The all-rounder arrived in Colombo this (Saturday) evening and joined the team,” the BCCI said in a statement on the 16th.
Axar was also selected in the World Cup squad along with fellow spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja.
BCCI to name squad for Australia ODI series soon, Axar Patel uncertain, Washington Sundar likely to be ruled out
Sundar replaced Axar Patel in the Asia Cup final and now he is expected to replace Axar in the Australia series if they are eliminated. Sundar last appeared in the ODI series against Bangladesh late last year.
The southpaw was later dropped from the home series against Sri Lanka and New Zealand. However, Axar’s untimely injury gave Sundar a golden opportunity to secure his place as the third spinner in the team.