According to Cricbuzz, India’s versatile fast bowler Harshal Patel will miss the next edition of the Asian Cup, from August 27 due to lateral strain. The report further suggests that Harshal, with the latest setback, could also be a questionable starter for India in the upcoming T20 World Cup.
According to the latest report from Cricbuzz, the Indian crimper specializing in the T20 Harshal Patel should miss the 2022 Asian Cupfrom August 27. The 31-year-old, who is currently in the West Indies for India’s five-game T20I series, hasn’t played once in the first three games of the series due to side strain.
“Harshal Patel is expected to miss the Asian Cup and could be a questionable starter for the upcoming T20 World Cup. He has learned to suffer from side strain and cannot be considered in the squad for the continental championship, l ‘team for which will be announced on Monday,’ read the Cricbuzz report.
Considering Avesh Khan’s poor form, many expected Harshal to make a comeback in Game 4 which is about to start at the time of writing. However, with the latest update on him from Cricbuzz, their hopes were dashed.
After taking a 2-1 lead, Rohit Sharma-led India are currently in Florida for the fourth T20I against the West Indies.
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