ICC World Cup 2019: Kedar Jadhav declared fit


18 May 2019

Kedar Jadhav declared fit for World Cup 2019: Details here

India's batting all-rounder Kedar Jadhav has been declared fit to travel to England for the upcoming ICC World Cup.

Notably, Jadhav had sustained an injury in the recently concluded Indian Premier League. The injury had cut short his IPL campaign.

However, recent reports say that he has been declared fit and is set to leave for England on May 22.

Here are further details.

Smooth recovery

Jadhav makes steady recovery under Team India physio

Jadhav makes steady recovery under Team India physio

Even though it was stated that his injury might not be severe, there were apprehensions regarding his World Cup participation.

However, it has been reported by The Times of India that he has made a steady recovery under the careful observation of Team India physio Patrick Farhart.

Jadhav passed the fitness test at MCA's BKC facility in Mumbai on Thursday.

Jadhav had an average IPL this season

Jadhav endured an average IPL campaign in 2019. He scored only 162 runs in 12 innings for Chennai Super Kings at an average of 18.00, including a half-century. Interestingly, he did not bowl this season. Even in 2018, his campaign ended due to an injury.

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ODI form

Jadhav has not played much in England

Interestingly, he has been enjoying a decent form in ODIs.

In the last 10 matches, he has scored 229 runs at an average of 38.16.

However, in the same period, he has claimed only five wickets at a below-par average of 50.20.

Further, he doesn't have enough experience of playing in England.

In 5 ODIs in England he has scored only 34 runs.

Author's take

Jadhav's unpredictability makes him a lethal weapon

Jadhav's unpredictability makes him a lethal weapon

Jadhav has scored 1,174 runs in 59 ODIs at an average of 43.48.

He has 27 scalps at an economy of 5.15.

However, it is his unpredictability that could be his biggest weapon.

The author feels while he is likely to shine as a batsman, India would also enjoy his services as a bowler as he can chip in with a couple of wickets.

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How old is Kedar Jadhav?

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Jadhav is 34-year-old.

What injury did Jadhav suffer?

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Jadhav suffered from a shoulder injury.

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Jadhav plays for Maharashtra in the domestic circuit.

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No, 2019 would be Jadhav's maiden World Cup appearance.

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