According to Cricbuzz, Indian versatile fast thrower Harshal Patel will miss the next Asian Cup, which kicks off on August 27 due to a lateral strain. The report further suggested that Harshal, with the latest setback, could also be a titular doubt for India in the upcoming T20 World Cup.
According to the latest report from Cricbuzz, India’s T20 specialized seamer Harshal Patel is destined to skip 2022 Asian Cupstarting from 27 August. The 31-year-old, who is currently in the West Indies for India’s five-game T20I series, hasn’t played a single time in the first three games of the series due to a lateral strain.
“Harshal Patel will miss the Asian Cup and could be a dubious holder for the upcoming T20 World Cup. He has learned to suffer from a lateral strain and cannot be considered in the squad for the continental championship, the team for which he will be will be announced on Monday, “the Cricbuzz report reads.
Considering Avesh Khan’s poor form, many expected Harshal to make a comeback in the fourth match, which is about to begin at the time of writing. However, with the latest update on him from Cricbuzz, their hopes were shattered.
After taking a 2-1 lead, Rohit Sharma-Guided India is currently in Florida for the fourth T20I against the West Indies.
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