Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Prasidh Krishna picks up quadriceps damage in Ranji Trophy recreation


Prasidh Krishna picked up a left quadriceps damage on the primary day of Karnataka’s Ranji Trophy 2023-24 match in opposition to Gujarat in Ahmedabad on Friday, and was subsequently omitted of the India squad for the primary two Checks of the five-match collection in opposition to England at house.

Prasidh hobbled off the sphere after bowling 14.5 overs, throughout which he picked up the wickets of Manan Hingrajia and Siddharth Desai as Karnataka bowled Gujarat for 264 in 88 overs. PTI understands that Prasidh will play no additional half within the match. Basically, quadriceps accidents take between 4 and 6 weeks to heal, relying on the depth.

The Karnataka workforce physio is at present caring for Prasidh, however as a BCCI-contracted participant, he may hyperlink up with the India A assist employees, who’re additionally in Ahmedabad for the two-day match in opposition to the touring England Lions.

Prasidh made his Take a look at debut throughout India’s latest tour of South Africa after being out of motion for almost a yr following a lumbar stress fracture. However he did not have a good time of it in South Africa, the place the Take a look at collection was drawn 1-1. He picked up two wickets from the 2 Checks and had a median of 65, and was the most costly India bowler throughout the video games, going at an economic system fee of 4.64.

With Mohammed Shami but to be prepared for top-tier motion, the India squad for the primary two Checks has Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Mukesh Kumar and Avesh Khan because the frontline tempo choices.

The primary two Checks shall be performed in Hyderabad (January 25-29) and Visakhapatnam (February 2-6), earlier than the groups transfer to Rajkot (February 15-19), Ranchi (February 23-27) and Dharamsala (March 7-11).

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