Left-arm medium pacer Khaleel Ahmed was on Saturday ruled out of India A’s tour to New Zealand with a fractured wrist. Khaleel fractured the scaphoid bone in his left wrist throughout India A’s first one-day match towards New Zealand A at Lincoln on January 22, which the Mayank Agarwal-led facet gained by 5 wickets.
Khaleel had picked up 2 wickets and conceded 46 runs in his eight overs in that match Lincoln. The left-arm pacer missed the following one-day match which New Zealand A gained by 29 runs.
Khaleel Ahmed will fly again to India and proceed his rehab on the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru. “His hand has been placed in a plaster cast and the left-arm fast bowler has been ruled out of the remainder of India A’s tour. NCA will manage his rehabilitation,” mentioned BCCI in a launch.
The BCCI, nevertheless, didn’t title any alternative for the quick bowler.
Khaleel has performed 11 ODIs and 14 T20is for India.
India A will subsequent face New Zealand A within the third match of the 5-match series on Sunday with the series locked 1-1.