India’s white ball specialist’s much-anticipated comeback to aggressive cricket has been delayed as he’s but to recuperate fully from a shoulder surgical procedure, forcing him to withdraw from Lancashire’s Royal London Cup marketing campaign.
Iyer had sustained a left shoulder dislocation earlier this 12 months throughout an ODI match towardsin Pune and needed to go beneath the knife within the UK.
Iyer began hitting the nets just lately however it’s understood that he’s removed from being prepared for the July 22-August 18 event.
“Following discussions between the Membership and the BCCI, in addition to the gamers’ representatives, it was agreed that Iyer would stay in India forward of his return to cricket sooner or later,” the Lancashire County stated in a press release.
“I’m gutted to not be capable of play for Lancashire this summer time, a Membership that has such historical past and ambition. I hope to play at Emirates Previous Trafford for Lancashire sooner or later sooner or later,” Iyer stated.
Lancashire’s director of Cricket, Paul Allott stated: “We’re clearly very disenchanted, as we had been totally wanting ahead to welcoming Shreyas to Emirates Previous Trafford.”
“Finally Shreyas’ long-term health is of paramount significance and Lancashire Cricket absolutely respects the choice.
“We want Shreyas all the perfect with the rest of his restoration, and from the conversations which I’ve had with the participant, consider that that is an association he could be eager to revisit once more sooner or later,” former England pacer Allott stated.