SYDNEY (AP) — Teenage star Prithvi Shaw has sustained a serious-looking left ankle injury while fielding for India against a Cricket Australia XI at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.
Shaw was in pain and immediately grabbed his lower left leg after attempting to take a catch on the boundary. The 19-year-old Shaw was carried off the ground by two India officials.
He was expected to open the batting for India in the first test next Thursday against Australia at Adelaide. He top-scored with 66 in India's innings against the Cricket Australia XI on Thursday.
Shaw scored a century on test debut last month and scored 237 runs overall in the two test matches that he played against the West Indies.
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