Published On: Thu, Mar 16th, 2017

India Vs Australia: Virat Kohli Undergoing Treatment For Shoulder Injury, No Serious Concerns

India’s skipper Virat Kohli had to go off the field after get injured his right shoulder duringĀ fielding on Day 1 of the 3rd Test at Ranchi.

A massive relief for the Indian cricket team and it’s fans, as the BCCI confirmed on late Thursday that Virat Kohli is undergoing treatment to recuperate from a strain in his right shoulder and there are no serious concerns.

The Indian captain had to walk off the field on Thursday when he injured his right shoulder while fielding the post-lunch session on Day 1 of the third Test between India and Australia in Ranchi. The injury, as it turns out, was bad enough to keep him off the field for the entire post-lunch session and he did not took the field even after the tea break, hence vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane doing the captain’s job.

“The BCCI Medical Team confirms that Indian Captain Mr. Virat Kohli is presently undergoing treatment to recuperate from a strain in his right shoulder,” the BCCI said in a statement.

“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,” the statement added.

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