Bravo suffers shoulder injury

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 22:22

Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Dwayne Bravo suffered a shoulder injury while fielding during Kings XI Punjab`s innings in their IPL match here on Friday. Bravo took a tumble while fielding at point region in the 11th over to get himself injured.

He unsuccessfully tried to stop a switch hit by Glenn Maxwell off R Ashwin in the last delivery of the 11th over with a diving effort and injured his shoulder in the process. The West Indian left the field and was reportedly taken to a local hospital to ascertain the seriousness of his injury. The status of Bravo`s injury is yet not known. He did not bowl during KXIP`s run chase.

CSK captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said after the match that Bravo was playing the match as a specialist batsman while adding that he was not offering excuses for his side`s failure to defend the huge 205 for four to lose the match by six wickets.

PTI

First Published: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 22:22

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