Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya suffers back injury, goes out of field

ANI | Updated: Sep 19, 2018 20:34 IST

Abu Dhabi [UAE], Sep 19 (ANI): Bowling all-rounder Hardik Pandya was taken out of the field during the ongoing Asia Cup match against Pakistan due to an acute lower back injury.
The 24-year-old sustained the injury while bowling his fifth over of the match.
Reflecting on the injury, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI">BCCI) released a statement saying that Pandya is suffering from a lower back injury and the medical team is further assessing the player.
"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," the statement read.
Furthers details regarding the injury are awaited. (ANI)