Bum­rah to visit UK for opin­ion on stress frac­ture

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Sport - New Delhi:

In­jured In­dia speed­ster Jasprit Bum­rah will be off to the United King­dom to seek opin­ion on his lower back stress frac­ture from mul­ti­ple spe­cial­ists. “The BCCI is send­ing Bum­rah to Lon­don for fur­ther treat­ment on his stress frac­ture. The NCA head phys­io­ther­a­pist Ashish Kaushik will be ac­com­pa­ny­ing him. The BCCI has fixed ap­point­ments with three dif­fer­ent spe­cial­ists to get mul­ti­ple opin­ion,” a se­nior Board func­tionary said. “Bum­rah is ex­pected to leave on Oc­to­ber 6th or 7th and would be there in the UK for about a week. As per the opin­ion of the three doc­tors, the next course of ac­tion will be de­cided upon.”

Chap­pell con­cerned about ef­fects of cli­mate change on Test cricket:

For­mer Aus­tralia skip­per Ian Chap­pell be­lieves Test cricket is threat­ened not just by the ris­ing pop­u­lar­ity of T20s but also cli­mate change, some­thing that the boards around the globe need to pay se­ri­ous at­ten­tion.

Babar lifts Pak to 305 as ODIs re­turn to Karachi:

Stylish bats­man Babar Azam thrashed a swash­buck­ling hun­dred to steer Pak­istan to 305-7 in the sec­ond One-day In­ter­na­tional against Sri Lanka on Mon­day as Karachi staged its first ODI in 10 years. The 24-year-old proved he is cur­rently one of the best bats­men in lim­ited overs cricket with a 105-ball-115 to lift Pak­istan to a big to­tal af­ter the home team won the toss and bat­ted.

Na­garkoti re­turns to In­dian team for Emerg­ing Asia Cup:

Young pacer Kam­lesh Na­garkoti on Mon­day re­turned to the In­dian team for the upcoming Emerg­ing Asia Cup af­ter a 19-month in­jury lay­off. The pacer, who ex­celled in In­dia’s tri­umphant cam­paign at the U-19 World Cup in New Zealand last year, has been con­stantly mon­i­tored by ex­perts at the Na­tional Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru, where he un­der­went re­hab fol­low­ing a stress frac­tures in his lower back, heel and an­kle.

Ben­gal, Gu­jarat, MP reg­is­ter wins:

Boosted by the pres­ence of pacer Ishan Porel, Ben­gal crushed Jammu & Kash­mir by 8 wick­ets dur­ing a Group C match of the Vi­jay Hazare Tro­phy at the Jaipuria Vid­hyalaya Ground on Mon­day. In a one-man show, Porel, the 21-year-old rookie, picked up a six-wicket haul to re­strict J&K at a be­low-par to­tal of 169. In the sec­ond match, Gu­jarat beat Tripura by 101 runs and recorded their third win in as many matches at the SMS Sta­dium. In the third match, Mad­hya Pradesh trounced Bi­har by 7 wick­ets.

Golden League 2 launched:

Close to 500 bud­ding foot­ballers gath­ered at the Jawa­har­lal Nehru Sta­dium on Sun­day to wit­ness the the launch of the sec­ond edi­tion of Golden League. The league is backed by ONGC and Power Fi­nance Cor­po­ra­tion.

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