World Cup 2023: Fitness issues rampant as another key player out injured
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Men's One Day World Cup 2023 is already facing fitness issues for almost every team, including major teams like Australia, Pakistan, India, and England.
With just two weeks left before the 13th edition of the Men's One Day World Cup, hosted by India, teams are grappling with the fitness concerns of key players while announcing their World Cup squads or during practice sessions.
Cricket World Cup 2023: Two key South African players ruled out due to injury Pakistan, Australia, and South Africa have recently been affected by this situation. Sri Lanka is the latest team to face this challenge as spinner Wanindu Hasaranga withdrew from the World Cup due to injury. Sri Lanka's team suffered this setback when leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga had to exit the World Cup due to injury.
According to Sri Lankan media, Wanindu Hasaranga is suffering from a severe injury, which also prevented him from participating in the Asia Cup. His condition has worsened during the rehabilitation process.
Looking at the injured players from other teams participating in the World Cup, apart from Sri Lanka's Wanindu Hasaranga, there is a possibility that New Zealand's Tim Southee, South Africa's Inner Ngidi, Pakistan's Naseem Shah, India's Axar Patel, Australia's Travis Head, England's Mark Wood, and Adil Rashid may also miss the World Cup due to injuries.