Ed Sheeran cancels shows after bike accident, India Tour to go ahead

ANI | Updated: Oct 18, 2017 11:42 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct. 18 (ANI): Ed Sheeran fans here in India can take a sigh of relief as singer's scheduled November 19 gig in Mumbai has not been cancelled after a tragic bicycle accident in London.

The 'Castle on the Hill' hitmaker has announced he will be unable to perform in Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong after he fractured his right wrist and left elbow.

Taking to his official Facebook page, the musician wrote, "A visit to my doctors confirmed fractures in my right wrist and left elbow that will leave me unable to perform live concerts for the immediate future."

The post continued, "Sadly, this means that the following shows will not be able to go ahead as planned: Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong. I'm waiting to see how the healing progresses before we have to decide on shows beyond that. Please stay tuned for more details. PS - Ed isn't typing this as he has both arms casted/bandaged."

The 26-year-old singer had previously revealed he was "waiting on some medical advice" before making a final decision about his upcoming shows.

He noted, "I've had a bit of a bicycle accident and I'm currently waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows. Please stay tuned for further news."

Following the cancelled shows, he also has dates lined up in the Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore, before moving on to Malaysia and Thailand in mid-November.

His last dates for 2017 are penned in for November 19 in Mumbai, India, and November 23 in Dubai. (ANI)

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