KKR Captain Shreyas Iyer may be ruled out of IPL 2023 due to an injury

KKR Captain Shreyas Iyer may be ruled out of IPL 2023

 KKR captain Shreyas Iyer may be ruled out of IPL 2023 due to his lower back injury. Iyer was handed over the captaincy of KKR in 2022. Under his captaincy, the team could not do anything special in the last IPL; even the team could not qualify for the playoffs, and KKR was in the seventh position in the point table. But the Kolkata knight Riders (KKR) franchise has reposed faith in Iyer in the 2023 IPL as well.

KKR captain Shreyas Iyer
KKR captain Shreyas Iyer

Iyer has been ruled out of the Ahmedabad Test on the fifth day between India and Australia. He did not come to bat even on the fourth day, as well. 

According to BCCI sources, Iyer started having lower back pain after the third day of the game; now, he has been scanned. 

Shreyas Iyer has been troubled by his back injury for a long time; he could not even play in the recent three-match ODI series against New Zealand, but Rajat Patidar was included. 

Now the world’s most-watched league IPL is starting on 31st March, and Shreyas is the captain of KKR; in such a situation, Iyer is constantly suffering from lower back pain. Will he be able to fulfill the responsibility of captaincy well if he plays IPL? Will he be able to stay fit for the whole IPL?

 Shreyas Iyer is in danger of being ruled out of the IPL

The way Iyers is troubled by his pain, and he had to be out of matches in between, it is doubtful that he will be able to play in IPL and will be able to fulfill the responsibility of captaining KKR.

If not Iyer, who will be the next captain of KKR?

KKR player.
KKR player.

If Shreyas Iyer is unfit, the KKR franchise can make left-handed batsman Nitish Rana the captain.

KKR player
KKR player

KKR can make the captain to Trinidad and Tobago player Sunil Narine, who performs very well in the power play overs.

But who will be the next captain of KKR? Time will tell. But both the suitable players are considered strong contenders for the captaincy.

Will the KKR franchise be able to fulfill the absence of Shreyas Iyer?

The biggest question is whether Shreyas Iyer’s option can be found in KKR for captaincy, but where will his performance be found?

If a good player and leader will not present in the team in a fast-paced T20 match like IPL, then KKR’s Irreparable loss for 2023 IPL may cost them as they hope to win the game.

Can Shreyas Iyer be expected to play in IPL?

It may be that he will not be able to play in the first half of the league but will represent KKR in the second half. 

We wish him good health and a speedy recovery, hoping he will play in the IPL. 

Even if someone else has the captaincy, he will play in KKR; only then will the team’s performance increase.

If the injury increases, even if he does not play in the starting due to pain, he will come from the middle in the mega league of this IPL, and don’t let the fans’ hopes down.

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