Ankle injury casts doubt on Dipendra Singh Airee’s participation in T20 World Cup Qualifier

Dipendra Singh Airee
Dipendra Singh Airee

Kathmandu, October 30

In-form all-rounder Dipendra Singh Airee is doubtful for the T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier.

Airee, who was included in the playing eleven for the opening match against Singapore, twisted his ankle just before the game began. He was replaced by Bibek Yadav.

Airee was rushed to Medicity Hospital for scans. He was seen on crutches with his legs heavily wrapped.

“He has torn his anterior talofibular ligament. We, along with the medical team, are working hard to get him back to the team as soon as possible,” the cricket team doctor Abhishek Rajasinh to Onlinekhabar.

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) also confirmed that Airee sustained an ankle sprain. CAN does not know if he will take part in the qualifiers.

Nepal won their first game of the qualifier against Singapore by eight wickets. Nepal will take on Malaysia on Tuesday at 1.30 pm.

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