The Kolkata Knight Riders are awaiting Shreyas Iyer’s fitness, and there is no word on whether or not their captain will be able to play in the upcoming Indian Premier League season. (IPL). Iyer has been advised to remain quiet for the time being, and the Indian batter is doing so in the hope that his situation will improve.
Iyer, who was fielding during the match, suffered a lower back injury. He was immediately taken off the field and subsequently ruled out of the remainder of the match. The extent of the injury was later revealed to be significant, and the player has been advised a significant period of rest and rehabilitation.
The injury is expected to keep Iyer out of the Indian Premier League for at least the first half of the 2023 season, which begins on March 31. Iyer is the designated captain of the two-time champion Kolkata Knight Riders, who appear to be looking for a new leader.
Nitish Rana, a 29-year-old, is also on the list to lead KKR as captain. He can take Shreyas Iyer’s place as well. Nitish Rana has a lengthy history with KKR. He has dominated many games by himself. So far in the IPL, Nitish Rana has scored 2181 runs in 91 games. He has also claimed seven wickets to his name concurrently.
KKR team for IPL 2023:
Shreyas Iyer (currently captain), Nitish Rana, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakraborty, Anukul Roy, Rinku Singh, Narayan Jagadeesan , Vaibhav Arora, Suyash Sharma, David Wise, Kulwant Khejroliya, Mandeep Singh, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan.