India pacer Umesh Yadav injured himself during English county side Middlesex’s match against Gloucestershire and is now undergoing treatment at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru. Middlesex said in an official release that Umesh suffered a hamstring strain during the Royal London ODI on 21 August and has returned to India for treatment.
The fast bowler will not be available for Middlesex’s last two matches against Leicestershire and Worcestershire. “Middlesex Club regrets to announce that we are aware that Umesh Yadav will not be returning to London to conclude his season with the club and will continue in Middlesex’s county campaign due to an injury,” the club said in a statement posted on its website. will not attend.’
34-year-old Umesh Yadav, who took 158 wickets in 52 Test matches and 106 wickets in 75 ODIs for India, has been out of the team for a long time in the short ball format. In an interview recently, he had expressed his desire to play in the 2023 World Cup. Now after this injury, Umesh has returned home to get his injury assessed by the BCCI team and take proper treatment. Umesh joined Middlesex in July to play in the first-class and List A matches.