India player Kedar Jadhav
India player Kedar Jadhav

Kedar Jadhav declared fit for World Cup

ANI | Updated: May 18, 2019 19:30 IST

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): Ahead of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, India has got a major boost as the right-handed batsman Kedar Jadhav recovered from his shoulder injury.
Jadhav sustained a shoulder injury during the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL). Chennai Super Kings (CSK), on Saturday, confirmed the news by posting it on Twitter.
"Singham Kedar has been declared fit and will travel to England for the #CWC2019! After the dramatic shoulder injury sustained while fielding in the last league game of IPL, KJ has recovered just in time to join the #MenInBlue! To many many crucial runs and wickets!" CSK tweeted.
Since his debut back in 2014 against Sri Lanka, Jadhav has produced some really good innings with the bat as he has accumulated 1,174 runs in 59 matches. Jadhav will further strengthen the India squad, who are travelling to England for the premier tournament with the 'favourite' tag.
However, the conundrum ahead of India team is picking up the player who will play at number four. Jadhav is one of the contenders for the position but KL Rahul and Vijay Shankar are going to give him a tough competition.
Regardless of that, update on Jadhav's injury will give India a relief and will keep the wide-range of options open for the 2011 World Cup winner.
India will start their World Cup campaign against South Africa, which will be played at Hampshire Bowl on June 5. (ANI)