Axar sprains ankle ahead of Chennai ODI

India left-arm spinner Axar Patel hobbled off from the ground after hurting his ankle while playing a game of football with his team-mates.

Axar received treatment from the team physio and the area was later bandaged   -  AFP

India left-arm spinner Axar Patel hobbled off from the ground after hurting his ankle while playing a game of football with his team-mates here on Friday.

He received treatment from the team physio and the area was later bandaged. It is to be seen whether Axar will be fit for practice on Saturday afternoon.

India takes on Australia in the first of the five match ODI series here at Chepauk on Sunday.