Shreyas Iyer still not fully fit, unavailable for SL game

Shreyas Iyer won’t be able to participate in the Super 4 match of the Asia Cup on Tuesday against Sri Lanka because of a persistent back problem. The National Cricket Academy (NCA), the BCCI, and the team’s management in Colombo are all keeping an eye on him right now. Sources claim that he won’t be able to play in India’s second Super 4 match.

According to a team spokeswoman, Shreyas Iyer purportedly had a back spasm during warm-up on Sunday, the first day of the team’s two-day match against Pakistan. Iyer was forced to sit out due to the issue, which was found during warm-up, according to skipper Rohit Sharma at the toss. Later, during the post-game presentation, the skipper said that the decision to play KL Rahul had been made barely five minutes prior to the toss.

For the match against Pakistan, Rahul started in place of Iyer, and Rohit was happy with his performance. “And then KL, to return from injury and then find out 5 minutes before the toss that he’s playing, and to perform the way he did, it shows the mindset of the player,” Rohit added. Shreyas Iyer won’t be available for selection in the forthcoming Asia Cup games; there are currently no plans to send him back.

The team would play Sri Lanka three days after playing back-to-back games, therefore there had been discussions about resting some of the players. Shreyas Iyer, though, won’t be one of those replacements. However, it appears that the team administration may decide on the starting lineup versus Pakistan.

Rahul observed that his initial nervousness decreased as he reflected on his succeeding inning after playing the first 10 to 15 balls. Naturally, this is my first international game in a very long time. We both recognize that when I participated in a few exhibition games, the level of competitiveness wasn’t as great.

I was first reluctant to enroll because of this. I had to eat fifteen to fifteen balls before I could move, think well, and genuinely calm down. The fog in your view likewise disappeared as I crossed one or two boundaries, and everything went back to normal. You’ll see what needs to be done when I assess the situation and the ball. However, as I

Iyer wouldn’t be at the game, according to the BCCI. Shreyas Iyer’s back spasm is still present, but she is feeling better. According to a BCCI statement, he did not travel to the stadium with the team for today’s Super 4 match between India and Sri Lanka. The medical personnel at BCCI advised him to rest.


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