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Hardik Pandya Likely To Miss The World Cup Match Against England On Sunday

Hardik Pandya will likely miss the next World Cup encounter against England on October 29 in Lucknow due to injury. Pandya’s recent ankle injury has cast doubt on his participation in the match against England.

The injury occurred during India’s match against Bangladesh when Pandya suffered an ankle injury while bowling. This setback forced him to sit out the team’s last match against New Zealand.

A BCCI official, speaking to CricketNext, shed light on the situation, stating, “Yes, Hardik is likely to miss the next match vs England in Lucknow. It is more of a precaution at this stage and nothing serious.” This cautious approach aligns with the priority of ensuring Pandya’s long-term fitness and availability for the remainder of the tournament.

Hardik Pandya Likely To Miss The World Cup Match Against England On Sunday

To facilitate his recovery and ensure the injury doesn’t worsen, Pandya did not travel with the Indian team to Lucknow. Instead, the BCCI medical team advised him to take a much-needed rest.

The Hardik Pandya and Team India fans are the expectation that he will rejoin the squad in preparation for the match against Sri Lanka in Mumbai. The medical team will continue to monitor his progress, ensuring his return to full fitness as soon as possible.

India’s Squad For ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023

Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Axar Patel.

Team India’s Upcoming World Cup Match Schedule

Date
Match Details
Time (IST)
Venue
October 22, 2023 India vs New Zealand 2:00 PM Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
October 29, 2023 India vs England 2:00 PM Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
November 2, 2023 India vs Sri Lanka 2:00 PM Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
November 5, 2023 India vs South Africa 2:00 PM Eden Gardens, Kolkata
November 12, 2023 India vs Netherlands 2:00 PM M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

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