Ashish Nehra undergoes successful knee surgery in London

first_imgVeteran pacer Ashish Nehra, who was ruled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament with a hamstring injury, has undergone a successful knee surgery in London.The 36-year-old, who represented the Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise in the cash-rich league, had sustained a high-grade tendon injury and the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) medical team, after assessing his injury, recommended that he consult an orthopaedic specialist in London.The Delhi left-armer underwent surgery on Tuesday.Former India batsman and Sunrisers team mentor VVS Laxman, took to social networking site Twitter to inform about Nehra’s successful surgery.Nehra ji had a successful operation last night in London.Wishing him a speedy [email protected] @SunRisers #OrangeArmy; VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) May 25, 2016″Nehra ji had a successful operation last night in London. Wishing him a speedy recovery,” Laxman wrote on Wednesday.The Delhi pacer, who formed a formidable trio – alongside Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman and Bhuvneshwar Kumar – for the Hyderabad team, took nine wickets in eight matches before sustaining the injury in a league match against Kings XI Punjab.The David Warner-led Hyderabad team will take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the eliminator at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium on Wednesday.last_img read more