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CSK Faces Major Setback! Star Player Suffers Injury Ahead of IPL 2024

Shivam Dube is likely to be ruled out of the Ranji Trophy knock-outs.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have been dealt a significant blow ahead of the IPL 2024 season, with star all-rounder Shivam Dube set to miss the remainder of the Ranji Trophy 2024 due to a bilateral side strain injury. Dube’s absence comes as a setback for CSK, who rely heavily on his prowess with both bat and ball.

CSK Faces Major Setback! Star Player Suffers Injury Ahead of IPL 2024

The injury setback occurred during Mumbai’s recent match against Assam, where Dube sustained a grade one tear while batting, notably scoring an impressive 121 not out. Despite the injury, Dube has been in exceptional form throughout the Ranji Trophy 2024 season, amassing 407 runs in five matches, including two centuries and two half-centuries. Additionally, his medium-pace bowling has contributed significantly, accounting for 12 wickets.

The news of Dube’s injury couldn’t have come at a worse time for Mumbai, as they gear up to face Baroda in the quarterfinal clash scheduled for February 23. Dube’s absence leaves a void in the Mumbai squad, and attention now turns to potential replacements. Teenage all-rounder Musheer Khan, who impressed during the U19 World Cup 2024, emerges as a likely candidate to fill Dube’s shoes.

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Dube’s resurgence in the Ranji Trophy has been nothing short of remarkable, with the all-rounder showcasing his talent and playing a pivotal role in Mumbai’s success in the tournament. His consistent performances against various opponents have underscored his value to the team.

Mumbai’s prospects in the crucial quarterfinal clash against Baroda undoubtedly take a hit with Dube sidelined. His absence will be keenly felt by the team, given his ability to turn matches with both bat and ball.

As Indian cricket fans eagerly await Dube’s recovery and eventual return to full fitness, uncertainty looms over his availability for the IPL 2024. With the IPL and T20 World Cup on the horizon, Dube’s injury adds to the challenges faced by CSK as they prepare for the upcoming season.

CSK Faces Major Setback! Star Player Suffers Injury Ahead of IPL 2024

While there is no official confirmation regarding the seriousness of Dube’s injury or his availability for IPL 2024 from the CSK camp as of now, his absence from the Ranji Trophy knock-outs certainly casts a shadow over his immediate cricketing future.

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