The Indian team has suffered a major setback in the Ahmedabad Test against Australia. While the Indian team is trying to take a huge lead on the visiting team, it is not confident of getting the services of its main batsman Shreyas Iyer.
Actually, on the third day, the Indian team sent Ravindra Jadeja to bat before Shreyas Iyer. Then after the dismissal of Jadeja on the fourth day, KS Bharat came to the crease. Since then the fans were questioning why Shreyas Iyer did not come to the crease.
BCCI gave the update –
BCCI has given a big update about Indian batsman Shreyas Iyer. According to the report of ESPNcricinfo, the BCCI said that Shreyas Iyer complained of pain in the lower back and he has been taken for the scan.
The BCCI issued a statement saying, ‘Shreyas Iyer complained of pain in the lower back after the third day. He has been taken for the scan. The BCCI medical team is monitoring him.’
However, it is not clear whether Shreyas Iyer will be able to bat in the Ahmedabad Test. Let us tell you that Iyer has been suffering from back pain for some time. Due to this injury, he was ruled out of the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Earlier, he was ruled out of the ODI series against New Zealand.
India’s position is strong –
Let us tell you that the Indian team is in a strong position in the Ahmedabad Test. By the time of lunch on the fourth day, the Indian team has scored 470 runs losing 5 wickets in 157 overs. Virat Kohli is playing 134* and Axar Patel scores 37* runs till the writing of this article. The Indian team is only 10 runs behind Australia’s score, while it has 5 wickets left.