Ishan Porel sent back to Australia
Last Update: 2020-12-01 00:43:33 IST
Bengal fast bowler Ishaan Porel has been repatriated from Australia after suffering a leg muscle injury during the net session.
Bengal fast bowler Ishan Porel has been repatriated from Australia after suffering a leg muscle injury during the net session. A source in the Cricket Board of India (BCCI), on the condition of anonymity, said, "Ishan Porel has a leg muscle injury and has been in India for the last few days. It is a leg muscle injury, but its level will be known only after going to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) for assessment.
T Natarajan has already been included in the main team and in such a situation only Uttar Pradesh fast bowler Karthik Tyagi is left with the Indian team as a net bowler.
Initially, Porel, Tyagi, Natarajan and Kamlesh Nagerkoti were added to the team as net bowlers. Nagerkoti, however, withdrew before the team left for Australia because of the need to manage their bowling burden due to fear of injury.
Porel, who was part of the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), did not get a chance to play the match, but apart from the Ranji Trophy and Duleep Trophy, he was among four net bowlers after performing well on A tour of New Zealand last season. Selected as one of.
Earlier in 2018, Porrel took a long break due to injury after the Under-19 World Cup, but made a good comeback in the last domestic season.