KL Rahul, the captain of the Lucknow Super Giants, likely won’t play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) again. After suffering a serious thigh injury during the team’s most recent match against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
The PTI can also confirm that Jaydev Unadkat, a seasoned pacer, has a serious shoulder condition and will not play in the IPL.
It is acknowledged that the senior wicketkeeper Rahul’s preparation for the World Test Championship final. Which will be held in London from June 7 to 11. And will require a race against time on the part of the BCCI Sports Science and Medical Team.
KL Rahul is dealing with a severe thigh injury
Faf du Plessis’ cover drive off Marcus Stoinis’ bowling caused Rahul to hurt his right thigh as he ran for the boundary. KL is currently in Lucknow with the team, but he will leave the camp on Thursday after seeing the game against CSK on Wednesday.
At the hospital approved by the BCCI, his scans will be performed in Mumbai. The BCCI will handle both his and Jaydev’s cases, a senior BCCI source familiar with the situation told PTI under the condition of anonymity.
The source also affirmed that no scans had been performed up until this point. There is a lot of pain and swelling in the area when a person sustains an injury like this. Only after the swelling has subsided for about 24 to 48 hours can you perform the scan.
He continued, “Since he is a key component of the Test team, it would only be prudent that he doesn’t participate in the IPL going forward”.
The source stated that the BCCI medical team would determine the best course of action. Once the scans determined the extent of the injury. While this is going on, it should be noted that Unadkat’s situation isn’t exactly ideal right now either.
Although Jaydev’s shoulder isn’t dislocated. This season’s IPL is no longer open to him because it isn’t in the best condition.