Hardik Pandya may miss England ODIs

Hardik Pandya has been ruled out for a minimum of six weeks after he sustained shoulder injury during a net session in Mohali.

The rehabilitation will start post recovery and it makes Hardik Pandya a doubtful starter for India's ODI series against England starting in Pune on January 15.   -  Akhilesh Kumar

All-rounder Hardik Pandya has been ruled out for a minimum of six weeks after he sustained shoulder injury during a net session in Mohali. Scans showed that the injury turned out to be a hairline fracture.

The rehabilitation will start post recovery and it makes Hardik a doubtful starter for India's ODI series against England starting in Pune on January 15.

"BCCI medical team confirms that India all-rounder Hardik Pandya has sustained a hairline fracture on his right shoulder. He will take minimum six weeks to recover from this injury," a BCCI release stated.

"BCCI medical team will monitor his progress and rehabilitation programme and update accordingly. Hardik was struck by a ball during a net session before the start of the third Test match against England in Mohali," the release added.

Opener K. L. Rahul and wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha are also missing the third Test due to injury.