Shreyas Iyer (Photo Credits: Twitter / Shreyas Iyer)
Mumbai, April 8: Indian batsman Shreyas Iyer said on Thursday that his shoulder injury operation was successful and he would try to return to the field as soon as possible. Iyer was injured during the ODI series against England last month. Due to th is he dropped out of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Iyer posted his picture and tweeted, “The operation was successful and I will return with full commitment as soon as possible.” Thank you for your wishes.
The 26-year-old batsman was injured in an attempt to stop Johnny Bairstow’s shot during the first ODI on March 23 in Pune. He then groaned with pain. Due to this, he was left out of the remaining matches against England and also from the IPL.
Surgery was a success and with lion-hearted determination, I’ll be back in no time 🦁 Thank you for your wishes 😊 pic.twitter.com/F9oJQcSLqH
– Shreyas Iyer (@ ShreyasIyer15) April 8, 2021
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Iyer, captain of Delhi Capitals in IPL, can stay out for four months. He has also signed with Lancashire but he is unlikely to play for the English county team in the ODI tournament starting July 23. In place of Iyer, Delhi Capitals have appointed Rishabh Pant as their captain.
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