Prithvi Shaw likely to miss NZ tour, referred to NCA for shoulder injury

Mumbai: who was part of India A squad is likely to miss the New Zealand tour after being referred to National Cricket Academy (NCA) for an assessment of his shoulder injury.
 
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Shaw while saving an overthrow received injury in his left shoulder on first day of Mumbai’s game against Karnataka on Friday.
 
However, on second day he was unable to attend the field and headed to Bengaluru.
 
Shaw was included in India A squads in both games for the New Zealand tour.
 
“He has been called to NCA. Mumbai Cricket Association got an email from the BCCI. He has left for Bengaluru. He couldn’t even lift his hand. He has a tear in the shoulder. That much is known,” said Ajinkya Naik, Mumbai team’s manager.
 
“He was not in a position to bat. How serious is the injury will be known at the NCA,” Naik said.
 
Meanwhile, he had underwent an MRI scan in presence of Mumbai’s physio on Friday.
 
Karnataka resumed their innings on their overnight score of 79/3 and were bundled out for 218, taking a first-innings lead of 24 runs.
 
Test specialist Ajinkya Rahane opened the Mumbai innings in Shaw’s absence. (UNI)