Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the India series with a hairline fracture that he sustained after being hit on the right thumb while batting in Pallekele. Usually will need 4-6 weeks for a hairline fracture to be healed enough to RTP.
Cricketer Joe Root hospitalized due to severe dehydration-Dr. Parekh
England captain Joe Root was admitted to hospital in Sydney, suffering from severe dehydration. He has gastroenteritis. Will be Day to day but most are very weak for 5-7 days.
Cricketer Dale Steyn suffers heel injury-Dr. Parekh
Cricketer Dale Steyn sustained significant damage to his left heel and could be out of the rest of the series against India. Likely plantar fascial tear or calcaneal heel stress fracture. If so, can take 4-8 weeks RTP.
Australia cricketer Steven Smith injures shoulder-Dr. Parekh
Australia’s captain Steven Smith has injured his shoulder and is flying home early from India. He has a shoulder strain. 2-4 weeks RTP for rest, therapy, and anti inflammatories.