Updates on Injured Indian Stars as T20 World Cup Approaches

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Updates on Injured Indian Stars as T20 World Cup Approaches

Indian cricket star, Rishabh Pant, is poised to make a comeback after a lengthy break from cricket, with his return to the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season almost certain.

According to recent statements by Jay Shah, Pant could be considered for India’s squad in the forthcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in the USA and the West Indies, provided he demonstrates effective wicket-keeping skills.

“He is batting well, he is keeping well. We will declare him fit very soon,” Shah told PTI.

“If he can play the T20 World Cup for us, that will be a big thing for us.

“He is a big asset for us. If he can keep, he can play the World Cup. Let’s see how he does in the IPL.”

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Pant suffered a right knee injury in a late 2022 accident that necessitated reconstructive ligament surgery.

Other significant updates include potential return dates for fast bowler Mohammed Shami and batter KL Rahul.

Shami is recuperating from an ankle surgery and was absent from the recent Test series against England. He is set to miss the IPL 2024 season and is likely to return for the home series against Bangladesh in September, ruling him out of the upcoming T20 World Cup. Shami last played T20Is in the previous tournament in Australia in November 2022.

Rahul, on the other hand, participated in the first Test against England before a quadriceps injury sidelined him. After undergoing treatment in London, he is anticipated to play in IPL 2024.

“Shami’s surgery is done; he is back in India,” Shah said. “Shami’s return is likely for the home series against Bangladesh. KL Rahul needed an injection, he has started rehab and is at the NCA.”