In what must surely be music to the ears of every Indian fan, BCCI confirmed that Indian Test captain Virat Kohli has no serious concerns. After a bad day in the office, India suffered further scare on day one of the third Test after Virat Kohli injured himself and had to be taken off the field but the worries of fans have been allayed by BCCI’s statement.
In a release, BCCI said: “The BCCI Medical team confirms that Indian Captain Mr. Virat Kohli is presently undergoing treatment to recuperate from a strain in his right shoulder. Relevant investigations have revealed that there are no serious concerns, which will hamper his speedy recovery from a strain in his right shoulder due to a fall while fielding on day 1 of the third Paytm Test against Australia in Ranchi. He will continue to receive treatment, which will assist him to participate in the rest of the match.”
Earlier, Dr. Abhishek who treated the player spoke to India Today and said that he had a grade 1 ligament tear. He said: “Virat fell on his right shoulder during the game and suffered a grade 1 ligament tear. His body structure seems to be ok but the doctors have advised rest for at least 1 week to 10 days(sic). Further calls will be made by the Indian team doctors and physios but this is our assessment of the entire situation.”
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