Sunday 21 July, 2019

Hamstring injury sidelines Dwayne Bravo for two weeks

Discarded West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has been sidelined from the IPL for two weeks with a hamstring strain.

Bravo sustained the injury during Chennai Super Kings' first loss of the season, against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium Wednesday. With Bravo sidelined, it means that Chennai Super Kings' seam attack has been depleted further

Super Kings had already lost Lungi Ngidi (injury) and David Willey (personal reasons) in the past couple of weeks.

Super Kings batting coach Michael Hussey conceded that Bravo's injury will shake up the balance of the team.

"Obviously, he (Bravo) offers so much balance to the team and he's a quality player, so it's going to cause a little bit of rejigging of the team," Hussey said. "But, I'm sure we will still be able to put together a very strong team and yes it's a big loss for us, but we have had these challenges in the past and we've been able to overcome them. We're hoping we can do that again."

 

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