Updated: February 1, 2020 2:09:03 pm
Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya has been ruled out of the upcoming two-match Test sequence against New Zealand after he did not show his match health, the BCCI mentioned. Hardik, 26, had undergone again surgical procedure in London in October final 12 months. Pandya had additionally flunked the bowling workload monitoring check final month, one of the obligatory necessities to be thought-about for choice.
“Team India all-rounder Hardik Pandya has been ruled out of the upcoming Test series against New Zealand. He travelled to London and was accompanied by NCA Head Physio Ashish Kaushik for a review by spinal surgeon Dr James Allibone,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah mentioned in a press release.
“Hardik will be under rehab at the National Cricket Academy until he regains full match fitness,” he added. Team India will face New Zealand in a two-match Test sequence ranging from February 21. The second Test might be performed from February 29.
He suffered again downside on the Asia Cup final 12 months and following which he was additionally ruled out of the T20Is and ODIs against Australia at dwelling final 12 months. The choice to push for surgical procedure was ultimately taken in late September in session with Team India physiotherapist Yogesh Parmar. Hardik had returned to the nationwide aspect for the South Africa T20Is after being rested in India’s post-World Cup project within the Caribbean.
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