Rehab still on, Shreyas Iyer ruled out of Lancashire’s Royal London Cup campaign


India’s white ball specialist Shreyas Iyer’s much-anticipated comeback to aggressive cricket has been delayed as he’s but to get better utterly from a shoulder surgical procedure, forcing him to withdraw from Lancashire’s Royal London Cup campaign.

Iyer had sustained a left shoulder dislocation earlier this yr throughout an ODI match towards England in Pune and needed to go below the knife within the UK.

Iyer began hitting the nets just lately however it’s understood that he’s removed from being prepared for the July 22-August 18 match.

“Following discussions between the Club and the BCCI, as well as the players’ representatives, it was agreed that Iyer would remain in India ahead of his return to cricket in due course,” the Lancashire County mentioned in a press release.

“I am gutted to not be able to play for Lancashire this summer, a Club that has such history and ambition. I hope to play at Emirates Old Trafford for Lancashire at some point in the future,” Iyer mentioned.

Lancashire’s director of Cricket, Paul Allott mentioned: “We are obviously very disappointed, as we were thoroughly looking forward to welcoming Shreyas to Emirates Old Trafford.”

“Ultimately Shreyas’ long-term health is of paramount significance and Lancashire Cricket absolutely respects the choice.

“We wish Shreyas all the best with the remainder of his recovery, and from the conversations which I have had with the player, believe that this is an arrangement he would be keen to revisit again in the future,” former England pacer Allott mentioned.


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