Kedar Jadhav is fit again, cleared for World cup

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The uncertainty over the fitness of all-rounder Kedar Jadhav is over as the star Team India player has been cleared to play in the World Cup in England.

As per reports Jadhav, underwent a fitness test on Thursday morning and has been given the green light to play by the BCCI. He will be travelling with the Indian team on May 22.

The middle order batting all-rounder had injured his left shoulder during an IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab, was ruled out of rest of the IPL season and had been a doubt for the World Cup.

The 34-year-old hurt his shoulder while attempting to save an overthrow from Ravindra Jadeja in the 14th over against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali. In acute pain, Jadhav walked off the field.

Injuries have continued to haunt the 34-year-old. He was down with a hamstring strain, suffered while batting during India’s successful chase in the final of the Asia Cup against Bangladesh last year.

Earlier, Jadhav, who has been a regular in India’s ODI team, had suffered a grade 2 hamstring tear in the opening game of the 2018 IPL and was ruled out for the entire season and India’s subsequent tour of Ireland and England.

India opens its World Cup campaign with a match against South Africa on June 5.