Sunday , May 19 2024

Two big shocks to CSK before IPL 2024, these star players injured

The schedule of the first 21 matches of the Indian Premier League 2024 has been announced. Before the IPL, Chennai Super Kings, captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has suffered a double blow. Kiwi batsman Devon Conway got injured during the second T20 match against Australia. Whereas in the first match, Rachin Ravindra was out of the second T20 match due to pain in his left knee.

Conway suffered a fracture in his left thumb.

New Zealand player Conway got injured on his left toe while keeping wicket in the match being played at Eden Park in Auckland. During the second over of the match, when Adam Milne was bowling at a speed of over 140 kmph, his ball hit Conway on the toe of his left foot. After this he had to leave the field and Finn Allen took over the responsibility of keeping for the rest of the innings.

New Zealand Cricket shared an update on Conway on Twitter, saying, “Devon Conway has left the field for an X-ray of his left thumb after suffering an injury while keeping wickets in the second T20I. “X-rays revealed that Devon Conway has a broken left big toe.”

New Zealand's crushing defeat

However, Conway did not come to bat in the second innings and New Zealand suffered a heavy defeat by 72 runs. Australia posted a competitive score of 174, led by a brilliant bowling performance from Adam Zampa (4/34). The host team was out for 102 runs in the 17th over.

IPL starts from 22nd March

Before the 17th season of IPL starting from March 22, Chennai Super Kings has suffered a double blow. It is noteworthy that after the first match of the series played in Wellington, Kiwi batsman Rachin Ravindra had to withdraw from the second T20 match due to pain in his left knee. Ravindra's playing status in the third T20 is not clear yet. In the opening match of the series, Ravindra played a quick inning of 68 runs in 35 balls for New Zealand. Conway also performed brilliantly with the bat in Wellington and played a quick inning of 63 runs in 46 balls.