All Teams Injured Players List: ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 is just a few weeks away but several teams are grappling with a growing list of injuries due to their busy schedules leading up to the tournament. Teams can make changes in their announced squad until September 28, providing selectors with some time to make adjustments as necessary. However, after that, any changes will require approval from the ICC Technical Committee. Stay connected with Fantasy Expert News for the latest injury updates from various squads and keep track of how players are progressing in their recoveries.
Here are All Teams Injured Players List Ahead of Men’s World Cup 2023
India’s Injured Player List and News
Axar Patel: India is considering its alternatives in case allrounder isn’t fit for the World Cup. He’s currently dealing with a left quadriceps strain, which forced him out of the Asia Cup final.
Shreyas Iyer: The middle order batsman of India, recently come from injury as he was the part of Asia Cup 2023 but he featured only two matches due to back spasm so its seem he is not fully recovered yet. But He is recovering well and might be available for first match of World Cup.
Australia’s Injured Player List and News
Let’s catch up on the latest updates about some of the Australian cricket players and their injuries:
Pat Cummins suffered a fractured wrist during the fifth Ashes Test in late July. He’s currently in South Africa with the team and is expected to make a comeback for the ODI series against India, which kicks off in September.
Steve Smith, he faced a wrist tendon injury during the second Ashes Test in late June. Although he continued to play through the rest of the series, Smith had to be ruled out of the South Africa tour. He needed to wear a splint for a while but was back in action, hitting balls in early September. Now, he’s all set to play in the India series.
Mitchell Starc had some lingering groin soreness from the Ashes, which caused him to miss the South Africa tour. However, he’s on track to join the lineup for the India ODIs.
Glenn Maxwell had to return home from the South Africa T20 series after a single training session where he experienced ankle soreness, especially in his previously injured leg. He was already scheduled to miss the ODIs due to the birth of his son. Maxwell has been training in Melbourne and is expected to return during the India series with careful management of his condition.
Ashton Agar missed the South Africa T20s due to calf soreness, a result of an injury during the preseason. He did manage to play one ODI in South Africa but missed the next two due to soreness. Agar then flew home for the birth of his first child and is now due to return for the World Cup warm-up matches.
Travis Head encountered a left-hand fracture when he was hit while batting during the fourth game. X-rays revealed the fracture, and we’re eagerly awaiting further updates on his recovery.
New Zealand Injured Player List and News
Tim Southee: An X-ray has confirmed that Tim Southee dislocated and fractured a bone in his right thumb while attempting to take a catch during the 14th over of England’s innings in the final ODI at Lord’s. A spokesperson for New Zealand mentioned that a timeline for his recovery will be established on Sunday after further assessment.
Daryl Mitchell: In the same match he dislocated his ring finger while taking a low catch to dismiss Jonny Bairstow but managed to return to the field.
Finn Allen, who isn’t a part of New Zealand’s ODI World Cup squad, received good news as he was cleared of any fracture or break after injuring the little finger on his right hand while serving as a substitute fielder.
Kane Williamson has been included in New Zealand’s squad, showing promising progress in his recovery from the ACL injury he sustained during last season’s IPL. However, it’s yet to be confirmed whether he’ll be available for the opening match against England in Ahmedabad on October 5.
Sri Lanka Injured Player List and News
Dushmantha Chameera is dealing with a shoulder injury, and there’s uncertainty regarding his participation in the upcoming World Cup; it’s a bit touch-and-go at the moment.
As for Dilshan Madushanka, he’s struggling with an oblique muscle injury. The left-arm quick is finding it tough to prepare for the World Cup as he tore the muscle during a warm-up session for the Asia Cup.
Maheesh Theekshana is currently sidelined due to a hamstring issue. The exact duration of his absence is unclear, but the feeling is that it’s a rather serious injury, and he won’t be available for some time.
On the positive side, Wanindu Hasaranga, an all-rounder, is recovering from a hamstring injury and is expected to make a comeback in time for the World Cup.
Bangladesh Injured Player List and News
Najmul Hossain Shanto is currently dealing with a hamstring injury and it appears unlikely that he will be able to participate in the upcoming New Zealand series. However, he is targeting a return for the first World Cup match against Afghanistan on October 7.
As for Ebadot Hossain, he underwent knee surgery, but unfortunately, he will not be able to participate in the World Cup. The recovery period is expected to span eight months.
Pakistan Injured Player List and News
Naseem Shah is currently dealing with a shoulder injury, and it’s looking likely that he’ll miss the entire World Cup. He’s facing a long layoff, and the recovery period may extend until PSL 2024. You can find the complete story for more details.
Haris Rauf has a side strain but should recover in time for the tournament.
Agha Salman suffered some bruising under the eye when he was hit while batting, but there’s no need to worry; he’ll be just fine.
Imam ul Haq experienced a back spasm, but rest assured, he’ll be back in action well before the World Cup.
England Injured Player List and News
Adil Rashid and Mark Wood featured in only one game during the series against New Zealand, but the England camp isn’t too worried.
Rashid experienced cramps during the Cardiff ODI, and Wood is being carefully managed and prepared for the upcoming World Cup after his participation in the Ashes series.
Stay tuned, stay hopeful, and let’s get ready to witness the thrilling action of the World Cup 2023!