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IPL 2022: After Deepak Chahar, now Ruturaj Gaikwad’s injury adds to Dhoni’s CSK woes ahead of IPL 2022- check out

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IPL 2022: Big worry for CSK  Chennai Super Kings (CSK) opening batter Ruturaj Gaikwad who had complained of pain in his wrist joint was examined by BCCI medical team. The right-hand batter is the second player from CSK after Deepak Chahar who is now a dicey starter for the initial few games of IPL 2022. Follow IPL 2022 live updates on InisideSport.IN.

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Gaikwad had earlier been ruled out of the Sri Lanka T20I series owing to discomfort in the wrist. An MRI scan was later conducted followed by a specialist consultation. Ruturaj will now head to the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru for further management of his injury. Gaikwad’s status will be known once the specialist finds the root cause of the matter.

IPL 2022: After Deepak Chahar, now Ruturaj Gaikwad’s injury adds to Dhoni’s CSK woes ahead of IPL 2022- check out

IPL 2022: Ruturaj Gaikwad crucial player for CSK

  • He had scored 635 runs and was the leading run-scorer/ Orange Cap holder in IPL 2021
  • He batted at a terrific average of 45.35 best for an opener and played a key role in victories
  • The youngster smashed 23 sixes 54 fours at a strike rate of 136.26
  • He slammed four fifties and one hundred
  • Played the sheet anchor role to perfection
  • Scored most runs for CSK batter in power play
  • Formed a lethal combination at the top with Faf du Plessis

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Gaikwad was also retained by CSK ahead of the mega auctions. The management have looked at him as a long-term prospect owing to his stellar show in lPL 2021. Now, there is a huge doubt cast over his participation for the initial few games.

Meanwhile all-rounder Deepak Chahar is set to likely miss the whole of IPL 2022. A grade one hamstring tear usually takes 6 to 7 weeks for recovery.

IPL 2022: After Deepak Chahar, now Ruturaj Gaikwad’s injury adds to Dhoni’s CSK woes ahead of IPL 2022- check out

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