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.
"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.
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