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India vs England: Shreyas Iyer taken for scans after sustaining left shoulder injury, won't play further role in first ODI

The incident happened in the eighth over of the England innings when Shreyas dived on a drive hit by Jonny Bairstow off pacer Shardul Thakur.

India vs England: Shreyas Iyer taken for scans after sustaining left shoulder injury, won't play further role in first ODI

Shreyas Iyer of India attended by team physiotherapist during the 1st One Day International match between India and England held at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune, India on the 23rd March 2021 Photo by Pankaj Nangia / Sportzpics for BCCI

Pune: India batsman Shreyas Iyer was taken off the field and later taken for scans after he injured his left shoulder while fielding in the first ODI against England on Tuesday.

The incident happened in the eighth over of the England innings when Shreyas dived on a drive hit by Jonny Bairstow off pacer Shardul Thakur.

Shreyas looked in pain and walked off the field while holding his shoulder, raising concerns over his fitness ahead of the IPL beginning 9 April. He captains Delhi Capitals in the premier T20 event.

The Mumbaikar had perished cheaply while batting.

Updated Date: March 23, 2021 20:30:50 IST

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