New Delhi. Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav has sustained a serious knee injury and is likely to miss most of the domestic season after returning from the UAE midway through IPL 2021. Kuldeep, who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the IPL, is running out of the Indian team and will have to undergo a lengthy rehabilitation process before returning to competitive cricket.
A senior official of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which deals with IPL teams, told PTI on condition of anonymity, “Yes, we have received information that Kuldeep suffered a serious knee injury during a practice session in the UAE. . He probably got his knee bent while fielding and the injury was serious at that time.
questions raised on the captain
He said that there was no possibility that he would be able to participate further in the IPL and hence he was sent back to India. According to reports, Kuldeep recently underwent surgery in Mumbai and it may take 4 to 6 months for him to return. Let us tell you that recently Kuldeep Yadav had also raised questions on Kolkata Knight Riders management.
Actually Kuldeep Yadav was not being given chances in the team’s playing XI. In an interview before the second phase, Kuldeep Yadav had expressed his disappointment over this. Kolkata Knight Riders did not give Kuldeep Yadav a chance in a single match this season. He had said that if the captain of any franchise is a foreigner, then you cannot talk to him openly. Kuldeep Yadav said that when he did not get the opportunity, he started doubting his own talent.