Dubai: India’s senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin hopes that he will soon recover from a shoulder injury as his pain has subsided significantly and the scan report is also ‘encouraging’. Ashwin was injured by Delhi Capitals during the match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) while trying to stop runs on the last ball of his first over. Earlier, he took 2 wickets in this over.
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Ashwin tweeted, ‘Last night when I left the ground, it was very painful but now the pain has subsided and the scan report is also very encouraging. Thank you for your affection and cooperation. ‘
I was in pain as I left the field last night, but the pain has settled down and the scan reports are pretty encouraging too. Thanks for all your love and support. # IPL2020
– Ashwin (@ ashwinravi99) September 21, 2020
Earlier, Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer said that Ashwin hopes to recover from a shoulder injury before the team’s next match in the Indian Premier League (IPL) but the final decision on this is team physio Patrick Patrick Farhard will do.
Iyer said, ‘I had a brief conversation with Ashwin and he said that he will be ready for the next match. In this case, however, the final decision has to be taken by the physio. He is a player with a strong mindset, hopefully he will be present before the next match.