Topley fell awkwardly on his proper shoulder whereas making an attempt to chop off spinner Karn Sharma within the eighth over on the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday evening and writhed in ache. It was later confirmed that the 29-year-old had dislocated his shoulder.
Mike Hesson, RCB’s director of cricket operations, stated: “Sadly, Topley’s knee went into the bottom after which he apparently landed on his shoulder and dislodged it. It was fortunate sufficient that we have been capable of pop it again .
Whereas Topley has traveled with the crew to Kolkata for Thursday’s match towards Kolkata Knight Riders, he’s unlikely to take the sphere. He underwent a scan right here on Sunday and the extent of the damage is but to be revealed by RCB.
This can be a contemporary blow for the England cricketer, whose profession has been affected by accidents. Since making his worldwide debut in 2015, he has been out and in of the England crew a number of instances resulting from stress fractures. his left ankle.
Topley’s damage is one other blow for RCB as their new recruit Will Jaques was dominated out of the competitors resulting from damage. Additionally sidelined are their premier quick bowler Josh Hazlewood (Achilles) and rising batsman Rajat Patidar (Heel), with no return date set.