Shreyas Iyer News / Shreyas's fitness revealed, did he lie about his injury? BCCI will not be happy!

Zoom News : Feb 22, 2024, 05:00 PM
Shreyas Iyer: Indian cricket team has started winning again on the field. After the defeat in the first match of the Test series against England, Team India made a strong comeback in the next two matches and defeated England and took a 2-1 lead in the series. Amidst all this, some players of Team India are in the news due to their behavior outside the field and ignoring the orders of BCCI. Ishan Kishan's case is in front of everyone and now a new name has been added to it - Shreyas Iyer. Such a report has come out about this batsman of Team India, due to which the question is raised whether he is lying.

Middle order batsman Shreyas Iyer, who was part of Team India in the first and second matches of the Test series against England, did not get a place in the squad for the next 3 matches. After the second test, he complained of back pain, after which it was speculated that he did not get a place in the team due to this reason. However, apart from pain, the reason for this was also his form and the selection committee had asked him to manage his workload by playing Ranji Trophy.

Shreyas fully fit, no new injuries

It was expected that Shreyas would be seen playing for Mumbai in Ranji Trophy but first he skipped the last match of the group stage and now he refused to play even the quarter final match. Shreyas had informed Mumbai selectors about not being able to play the quarter-finals citing back pain. Now a new revelation has come to light in this matter. According to the report of Indian Express, BCCI's National Cricket Academy present in Bengaluru has told the selection committee that Iyer has not suffered any new injury and he is fit.

Nitin Patel, head of the Sports Science Division at NCA and former head physio of Team India, told this to the board in an email. This email of his has come a day after Shreyas Iyer's decision of not playing Ranji due to back pain. In this email, Patel has written that after the second test, Shreyas Iyer was fit in the fitness report of Team India players and was considered for selection. were available. Not only this, it has also been said in the email that even after being dropped from Team India, Shreyas did not suffer any new injury.

Did Shreyas lie?

Now after this report, questions are being raised whether Shreyas made a false excuse of injury to the Mumbai team management to avoid playing Ranji match? Or the pain resurfaced but he did not inform the NCA, which is mandatory for players with central contracts. This matter has come at a time when BCCI Secretary Jay Shah has given a strict warning to the Central Contract and India A players that they will have to play domestic red ball cricket, which is an important criterion for selection. Shah had said in a letter to all the players that this trend of players giving priority to IPL over domestic cricket is bad and strict action will be taken against the players who do so.