Indian medical group working exhausting to rearrange Navdeep Saini for 2nd innings of Gabba Verify


  • Navdeep Saini sustained a groin injury on Day 1 of the fourth Verify in Brisbane.

  • The speedster hobbled off the pitch and was later taken for scans.

The Indian medical group is working exhausting and putting every potential effort to verify fast bowler Navdeep Saini can bowl in Australia’s second innings of the continued fourth Verify in Brisbane.

Saini had walked off the underside after struggling a groin injury on Friday. He was later taken for scans and did not return to bowl all through Australia’s first innings.

Saini’s injury bought right here as a recent blow to the visitors who’re already missing the presence of many key avid gamers like Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, and Ravindra Jadeja throughout the closing Verify.

Speaking to ANI, sources related to the Indian group talked about that the medical group is retaining its nostril to the grindstone to ensure that Saini takes the sphere when Ajinkya Rahane and Co. will come to bowl throughout the second innings.

“The medical group is engaged on Saini. He has a groin injury, nonetheless they’re making an attempt their biggest to guarantee that he can take the sphere throughout the second innings,” the provision talked about.

Natarajan, Sundar impressed on debut

Inside the absence of mainstay bowlers, India have carried out 4 pacers and one spinner throughout the fourth Verify. Whereas T Natarajan earned his maiden Verify cap throughout the tempo division, Washington Sundar was handed his debut to modify Ashwin throughout the group.

Natarajan impressed everyone alongside together with his bowling as he picked up three wickets. The left-armer dismissed the likes of Marnus Labuschagne (108), Matthew Wade (45) and Josh Hazlewood (11).

Alternatively, Sundar bagged two wickets inside the kind of Marcus Harris (5) and Steve Smith (36).

Apart from the duo, speedster Shardul Thakur moreover earned three scalps as a result of the hosts have been bundled out for 369 of their first innings.

In reply, India have reached 62/2 on Day 2 of the Gabba Verify sooner than rain halted the proceedings and abandoned play.