Cricket

India vs England: Shubman Gill suffers blow on left forearm while fielding, taken for scans

  • Press Trust of India
  • February 16th, 2021
  • 11:12:05 IST

Chennai: India opening batsman Shubman Gill has sustained a blow on his left forearm while fielding on the third day of the second Test against England and has been taken for a precautionary scan, the BCCI said on Tuesday.

The 21-year-old Gill, who scored 0 and 14 in the two innings of this match, will not be fielding on the fourth day.

Shubman Gill will not be fielding on the fourth day of Chennai Test. Image: Sportzpics for BCCI

Shubman Gill will not be fielding on the fourth day of Chennai Test. Image: Sportzpics for BCCI

"Gill sustained a blow on his left forearm while fielding on Day 3 of the second Test. He has been taken for a precautionary scan," the BCCI said in a statement.

"The BCCI medical team is assessing him. He will not be fielding today," it added.

The youngster played a big role in India's historic Test series win in Australia last month. He scored 29 and 50 in the first Test against England here which India lost by 227 runs.

Updated Date: February 16, 2021 11:12:05 IST

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