Injured Shardul out of Mumbai team for Ranji QF vs Karnataka

Thakur suffered an injury to his left shoulder while dropping a catch on the opening day of Mumbai’s last league game against Tripura.

Mumbai pacer Shardul Thakur hurt his left shoulder while attempting a skier in the Ranji Trophy encounter against Tripura.   -  Vivek Bendre

 

Injured pacer Shardul Thakur does not feature in Mumbai’s Ranji Trophy squad for the quarterfinal match against Karnataka beginning on December 7.

Thakur suffered an injury to his left shoulder while dropping a catch on the opening day of Mumbai’s last league game against Tripura which the host won by 10 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium here.

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A senior Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) official today told PTI  that Thakur has been advised rest and hence not considered for selection.

Even Shreyas Iyer, who has been picked in the Indian side for the ODI series against Sri Lanka, will be missing in action.

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The squad, to be led by Aditya Tare, includes in-form young batsman Prithvi Shaw and opener Jay Bista.

Other regulars - Akhil Herwadkar, Siddesh Lad, Surya Kumar Yadav, senior pro-Dhawal Kulkarni, medium pacer Akash Parkar and left-arm spinner Karsh Kothari - are all part of the Mumbai outfit for the crucial encounter.

The domestic cricket powerhouse stormed into the quarterfinals after a comprehensive win over Tripura.

Squad: Aditya Tare (Captain), Surya Kumar Yadav (Vice Captain), Dhawal Kulkarni, Siddhesh Lad, Jay Bista, Prithvi Shaw, Akhil Herwadkar, Sufiyan Shaikh, Akash Parkar, Karsh Kothari, Sagar Trivedi, Vijay Gohil, Shivam Malhotra, Shivam Dube and Shubham Ranjane.