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IPL 2024: Big Blow To KKR! Captain Shreyas Iyer Might Miss Initial Matches

As the IPL 2024 is just eight days away, Shreyas Iyer’s came a big blow to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) franchise. It will be closely monitoring the health of their star player.

Edited By : Saurav Gupta | Updated: Mar 14, 2024 13:10 IST
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IPL 2024: KKR Captain Shreyas Iyer Might Miss Initial Matches
IPL 2024: KKR Captain Shreyas Iyer Might Miss Initial Matches

As the Indian premier league (IPL) 2024 is slated to take place on March 22, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) might suffer a significant blow as captain Shreyas Iyer has suffered a setback with his recurring back injury erupts again during the ongoing Ranji Trophy final.

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This development comes at a time when the tournament is just eight days away, casting a serious doubt over the participation of the KKR star player in the initial matches.

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As pr the reports, Shreyas Iyers back injury emerges again following which he has to seek treatment from the physiotherapist while playing for the Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy final’s second innings.

Reports also indicated that KKR’s captain underwent a back scan at a hospital.

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Notably, Shreyas Iyer also missed the entire day four due to the discomfort because of the back pain.

KKR Concerned as Shreyas Iyer’s Injury Casts Doubt on IPL Participation

An inside source has disclosed to TOI that Shreyas Iyer’s back injury, which has resurfaced and worsened, puts his availability for KKR’s initial IPL matches in jeopardy. Iyer’s absence from the Ranji Trophy final indicates a potential missed opportunity to participate in the IPL opener against Sunrisers Hyderabad on March 23rd.

Shreyas Iyer’s ongoing back issues have been a cause for concern, leading to his absence from two Ranji Trophy matches this season and raising alarms during the recent Test series against England.

First published on: Mar 14, 2024 12:31 PM IST

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