With 17 wanted off the ultimate over, Chennai Tremendous Kings skipper MS Dhoni handed the ball to Ravindra Jadeja in opposition to Delhi Capitals on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Whereas it appeared like one other trick from the talisman, it later got here to the fore that it was a call pressured on Dhoni as Bravo injured his groin. Talking to ANI, CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan mentioned that studies will are available by Sunday night, and solely then will the extent of the harm be recognized and the time interval for which the all-rounder shall be out of motion.
“We’ll get the studies by as we speak night after which the workforce administration may have a good thought on the subject of the extent of Bravo’s harm. As of now, I can solely say that it might both be a few video games or a few weeks,” he mentioned.
Requested if the unit will search for a substitute whether it is certainly a few weeks, the CEO mentioned that’s unlikely. “I do not suppose a substitute is an choice at this stage as a result of if a brand new particular person is available in, it’s going to once more be about having a quarantine interval for him earlier than he can be part of the remainder of the squad. It’s unlikely that we’ll take a look at a substitute for Bravo if he’s out. However firstly we hope Bravo is not out and the harm is not main,” he mentioned.
The choice makes quite a lot of sense as a result of even when studies on Sunday confirmed he’s out for greater than a few video games and CSK request a substitute, the participant can on the earliest be out there after their October 25 sport in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Talking after the sport, Dhoni made it clear that he needed to decide between Jadeja and Karn Sharma for the ultimate over in Bravo’s absence. “Bravo was not match, he went out and was actually not in a position to come again. That was the rationale we needed to bowl (Jadeja). The choice was between Karn and Jaddu so I went forward with Jaddu,” he revealed.
Elaborating on the harm, coach Stephen Fleming mentioned: “Sadly Dwayne Bravo obtained injured so he couldn’t bowl the final over, naturally he’s a loss of life bowler, that is the way in which our season has been going, we’re having challenges thrown at us. Jadeja was not deliberate to bowl on the loss of life, however with Bravo getting injured, we didn’t have some other choice. We did properly to create a scenario the place it may have labored for us however we now have to maintain working laborious and switch it round.”
“He appears to have a proper groin harm, clearly it was severe sufficient to maintain him from coming again to the sphere, he’s simply actually disenchanted that he was not in a position to bowl the ultimate over, that is just about for what he’s within the workforce for. He must be reassessed going ahead, at this stage, you’d think about that it could take a number of days or a few weeks.”
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