World Cup 2019: Vijay Shankar back in nets ahead of 2nd warm-up after injury scare

first_img Rohan Sen CardiffMay 28, 2019UPDATED: May 28, 2019 10:24 IST Vijay Shankar batted in full flow in the nets on Monday ahead of India’s 2nd warm-up match (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSVijay Shankar was hit on his wrist during the first practice session in LondonKedar Jadhav had suffered a shoulder injury during IPL 2019 and had missed the playoffsBoth Shankar and Jadhav did not take part in India’s first World Cup warm-up match vs New ZealandIndia received a major boost on Monday as Vijay Shankar returned to the nets to get some batting practice ahead of the team’s second warm-up match against Bangladesh on May 28.India all-rounder Vijay Shankar got hit on his wrist during the first practice session in London and was sent to the hospital for scans but was cleared of any fracture. Shankar though, did not take any part in the first warm-up game against New Zealand on May 25 just as a precautionary measure.And on Monday, Shankar returned to the nets and was looking untroubled while batting in full flow.He was hit on the forearm at The Oval and we are delighted to see @vijayshankar260 back in the nets. #TeamIndia (@BCCI) May 27, 2019Another key member of the team returned to the nets on Monday and it was all-rounder Kedar Jadhav who had been recuperating from the shoulder injury that he had suffered during the Indian Premier League 2019.Jadhav too had missed the first warm-up match and was seen sitting on the sidelines with an ice-pack on his left shoulder. The injury had forced him to miss the last few matches for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2019. He was trying to save an overthrow during Chennai Super Kings’ final league match of IPL 2019 against Kings XI Punjab at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium when he got injured.Jadhav spent his time recovering with Team India physio Patrick Farhart after the injury and passed a fitness test on Thursday. Farhart submitted his report to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) declaring Jadhav fit to resume playing for the team.advertisementMeanwhile, the Indian team will be looking to move on from their mistakes in the first warm-up match and register a win against Bangladesh in the second warm-up match in Cardiff on Tuesday.#TeamIndia out and about in Cardiff ahead of the 2nd warm-up game at #CWC19 (@BCCI) May 27, 2019India had lost the first game comprehensively by 6 wickets against a strong side led by Kane Williamson. The two-time World Cup champions were rattled by the pace and swing of Trent Boult, James Neesham and the likes as they got bowled out for 179, batting first.The Black Caps then chased down the target in 37.1 overs with Ross Taylor (71) and Kane Williamson (67) top-scoring for their side.India’s bowling performance was, as usual, on the mark in that game with Jasprit Bumrah leading the attack while Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Hardik Pandya and the spinners – Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal – gave good support.But the batsmen will be looking to get back among the runs and spend some quality time at the crease in the second game against Bangladesh.Also Read | Virat Kohli captain on paper but MS Dhoni on ground: Suresh RainaAlso Read | Selfie obsessed to worst roommate: Rohit Sharma reveals secrets about his Indian teammatesAlso Read | Virat Kohli has plenty of options: Ian Chappell praises India’s bowling unit in World Cup 2019For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow India vs BangladeshFollow World Cup 2019Follow Vijay ShankarFollow Kedar Jadhav World Cup 2019: Vijay Shankar back in nets ahead of 2nd warm-up after injury scareVijay Shankar was hit on the wrist in the first practice session after India reached London for the World Cup 2019 on May 23.advertisementlast_img read more

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