BCCI issues fitness updates on Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Prithvi Shaw

Bhuvneshwar Kumar undergoes surgery in London will begin rehabilitation at NCA

The youngster was rushed to the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru where the extent of his injury was assessed before he was ruled out of India A's practice matches.

After recovering from his shoulder injury India's young batting sensation Prithvi Shaw has left for New Zealand to be part of India A squad and is available for selection for all formats, while right-arm quick Bhuvneshwar Kumar underwent s successful surgery in London and to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) for rehabilitation. "He was assisted by the physiotherapist of the Indian team Yogesh Parmar", said a press release from the secretary. from the Board of Directors, Jay Shah. The board confirmed that the youngster has left for New Zealand to join the India A squad.

The 29-year-old, who has played 21 tests, 114 ODI and 43 T20I for India, missed the ODI home series against the West Indies after coming back into action against the same opposition in the T20 format.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had then gone on to state that every India cricketer will have to go through the NCA for rehabilitation while promising to streamline the facility's infrastructure and administration.

At the same time frame, information on Prithvi Shaw has-been provided by the BCCI which he features finished their rehab procedure in NCA.

India's senior team tour of New Zealand includes five T20 internationals, three ODIs and two test matches. "Prithvi has left for New Zealand and will soon join India A", stated BCCI. He played in a Ranji Trophy game earlier this month and during that contest, was withdrawn from the game due to an injury.

India are now playing a three-match ODI series with Australia and the Aaron Finch-led side have gained a 1-0 lead in the series. The series finale is in Bengaluru on January 19.



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