India allrounder Hardik Pandya was stretchered off the pitch at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai on Wednesday during Match 5 of the Asia Cup 2018 between India and P Pakistan.
India allrounder Hardik Pandya was stretchered off the pitch at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai on Wednesday during Match 5 of the Asia Cup 2018 between India and Pakistan.

India allrounder Hardik Pandya was stretchered off the pitch at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai on Wednesday during Match 5 of the Asia Cup 2018 between India and Pakistan.

Pandya, who was brought in as the first change bowler was in to his fifth over when he took a tumble on his follow through and fell awkwardly on his back. At first it looked like Pandya missed his footing, but the 24-year-old didn’t get up forcing the umpires to call for a stretcher.

Ambati Rayudu completed the over.

Later, BCCI tweeted that Pandya has suffered an lower back injury, presumably lower back spasms and is able to stand at the moment and the medical team is assessing the allrounder.