Sam Billings sprains collar bone joint while fielding at boundary in 1st ODI in Pune


England batsman Sam Billings was hurt when he dived close to the boundary rope to save a shot off Shikhar Dhawan in the 33rd over of Team India’s innings.


England team's spokesperson said that Sam Billings had sprained his collar bone joint. he added that it's sore, he's currently receiving treatment and there's hope that he will be able to bat later.


England team management confirmed the injury later in the evening and said that they were hopeful that he may be able to come out and bat later in the day if needed.


"Sam Billings has sprained his collar bone joint. It's not related to the previous shoulder injury he suffered in 2019. It's sore, he's currently receiving treatment and we are hopeful he will be able to bat later," the England team's spokesperson said in a statement.


The incident took place in the 33rd over, when Dhawan pulled the ball towards the deep square boundary. Billings charged to his right and tried to keep it inside the ropes but his foot came in contact with the boundary while he was flicking the ball back in.

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