Jhye Richardson was set to be dominated out of the rest of the Pakistan collection after dislocating his shoulder within the outfield in the course of the second ODI in Sharjah.
He suffered the damage on the fifth ball of the 11th over diving to his left in an try to avoid wasting a boundary within the deep midwicket space. He landed closely on his proper elbow, and instantly gestured for assist, together with his proper arm hanging limply by his facet. He was helped off the sphere by the Australia medical workers and captain Aaron Finch indicated he would quickly be heading house.
“He is in good spirits,” Finch stated. “His shoulder popped out a bit of bit. Unlucky for the teenager. He’ll get house, have some scans and assess the injury.”
The fast unavailability would be the least of Richardson’s worries, or certainly Australia’s. The larger concern will probably be how critical the injury is and the way lengthy he could possibly be sidelined with the World Cup two months away. Shortly after leaving the sphere he was pictured within the dressing room sporting a sling and gave an encouraging thumbs as much as the digital camera.
Richardson had been the most effective Australian bowler within the early levels of the second ODI. He maintained a probing good line for many of his five-over spell, eradicating each openers. He additionally bowled the one two maiden overs of the innings, and conceding simply 16 runs in his 5 overs.
Of late, he had change into one of many main quick bowlers within the facet, taking eight wickets within the final three ODIs in opposition to India and making a compelling case for a daily place within the XI within the one-day setup.
Richardson’s damage left Australia with a bowler quick with Finch urgent himself into service to fill the void. He was so successful together with his left-arm spin that he bowled his full 10 overs which included the wicket of Haris Sohail.