india batsman shreyas iyer He has been ruled out of the ODI series in Australia. ESPNcricinfo has learned that Iyer, who had to leave the team ahmedabad test Due to a recurrence of his back injury, he will be monitored by the BCCI medical staff before a decision is taken on his participation in the IPL.*
Iyer, who is also the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders, will undergo his rehab at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.
Iyer did not bat in the Fourth Test against Australia, and walked out of Ahmedabad before the match was over. After spending almost two full days on the field, he complained of swelling in his lower back during the Test.
“Poor. It was such an unfortunate incident,” Rohit said after India’s 2-1 series win in Ahmedabad. “He had to wait all day [second day] To bat and then when the day was over, his back problem flared up again. He was sent to the hospital for a scan. I don’t know the exact report of the scan, but it seems he is not working properly.”
On Monday, the fifth and final day of the Test, the BCCI said in a media release that “expert opinion would be sought” for the treatment of Iyer’s condition, a reiteration of the issue. they experienced in december after Bangladesh tour
Even then Iyer had inflammation in his lower back for which he was given an injection at the NCA. His rehabilitation took longer than expected at the time, with Iyer missing the home ODI against New Zealand last month as well as the first Border-Gavaskar Trophy Test in Nagpur.
Iyer’s absence could pave way for the uncapped Madhya Pradesh batsman Rajat Patidar In the ODI squad, Patidar has completed his fitness assessment after a two-week long physical conditioning at the NCA.
*This story was updated after the latest updates came in.