Pandya sustains injury | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, September 20, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:12 AM, September 20, 2018

Pandya sustains injury

India all-rounder Hardik Pandya was Wednesday stretchered off the field during the Asia Cup group league encounter against Pakistan after sustaining an "acute lower back injury".

The incident took place in the 18th over of the Pakistan innings when the all-rounder was bowling his fifth over. It was the fifth delivery and Pandya, after completing the follow through, immediately felt his lower back and lay on the ground in pain.

He was stretchered off and taken for a medical examination.

"Hardik Pandya has an acute lower back injury. He is able to stand at the moment and the medical team is assessing him now. Manish Pandey is on the field as his substitute," BCCI's media team updated.

Pandya's figures were 4.5-0-24-0 after Shoaib Malik's catch was dropped by Mahendra Singh Dhoni when the batsman was on 32.

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