Sept 23 (Reuters) – Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis will endure a scan afterward Thursday after pulling up with a hamstring problem throughout an Indian Premier League (IPL) match, the harm coming simply weeks earlier than the beginning of the Twenty20 World Cup.
Stoinis has been named in Australia’s 15-man squad for the October-November World Cup after lacking excursions of the West Indies and Bangladesh and is predicted to play a key position.
The 32-year-old pulled up after bowling his seventh ball of the sport for Delhi Capitals towards Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday, his crew’s first match following the resumption of the match in Dubai after a break enforced by rising COVID-19 circumstances in India.
Stoinis didn’t play any additional half within the match, which Delhi received by eight wickets to the highest of the desk. Delhi had initially mentioned Stoinis suffered a calf harm however cricket.com.au reported it was a left hamstring pressure.
A Delhi spokesperson instructed Reuters on Thursday that Stoinis would go for a scan to find out the extent of the harm later within the day.
The IPL match on Wednesday had gone forward regardless of Hyderabad seamer T. Natarajan testing constructive for COVID-19 hours earlier than the competition.
Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru and Sudipto Ganguly in Mumbai; Modifying by Peter Rutherford
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