IPL 2020: Mitchell Marsh injury update after Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
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On Monday, Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh suffered an ankle injury while bowling during his side Sunrisers Hyderabad's IPL opener against Royal Challengers.

SunRisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner provided an injury update on Mitchell Marsh. "Losing Mitch early, hopefully, he's okay, it doesn't look great. A lot of courage from him to walk out there and try his best, but it was unfortunate tonight. He's got to get an X-ray, hopefully, it's not too bad. It doesn't look great. Obviously, what you saw out there, it was quite painful, he can't put any weight on it. Fingers crossed," Warner told broadcaster Star Sports after the conclusion of the match.

Marsh twisted his ankle on the follow through during the fifth over of the RCB innings and he was seen hobbling out of the ground. Vijay Shankar completed the remaining two balls of the over and gave away nine runs.

Mitchell Marsh had gone down in his first over. He had come on to bowl in the fifth over the Royal Challengers innings, but on the second ball of the over, he seemed to have twisted his ankle. He bowled two more balls, but he eventually decided to walk off the pitch.

The right-handed batsman then came out to bat at number 10 and he was visibly limping. However, he was dismissed on the very first ball he faced, and as a result, SunRisers stumbled to a 10-run loss. Marsh, who bowled only four deliveries, has had a history of injuries in the past due to which he has missed number of editions of IPL.

SunRisers were 121/2 at one stage and they were looking comfortable in their pursuit of 164. However, Yuzevndra Chahal and Navdeep Saini staged a stunning comeback for RCB and Hyderabad lost eight wickets for just 32 runs, losing the match by a deficit of 10 runs. SunRisers Hyderabad will next lock horns with Kolkata Knight Riders on September 26 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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