IND vs ENG, 2nd test: Shubman Gill taken for precautionary scan after a blow to the left arm

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Shubman Gill was hit on the left arm while playing on Day 3 of the second Test.© Twitter


India opener Shubman Gill has been taken for a precautionary scan after being hit to the left forearm while playing on Day 3 of the ongoing second test against England in Chennai, the Indian cricket board said Tuesday. Gill fielded on the forward short leg when he was hit by the ball on Monday. He will not participate in Day 4, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has informed the medical team is reviewing him.

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“Shubman Gill was hit on the left forearm while playing on Day 3 of Test 2. He has been taken for a precaution scan,” BCCI tweeted Tuesday. “The BCCI Medical Team is assessing him. He will not participate today.”

Co-opener Mayank Agarwal has taken his place.

Gill scored a duck in the first innings and made 14 in the second innings in the second Test.

India closed Day 3 firmly, with England needing a miracle to win or even save the match.

After Rohit Sharma scored 161 in the first innings to help India score 329, Ravichandran Ashwin took five wickets when England was eliminated for 134.

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Ashwin then played with the bat, bringing his fifth Test century forward, giving England 482.

India wants to level the series of four games, after losing the opening game with 227 points.

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