The injured Peter Nevil is doubtful to play for the Melbourne Renegades for the rest of the Big Bash League 2017.
When the handle of Brad Hodge’s bat hit him on the cheek that time Nevil was keeping wickets because of which he suffered a swollen cheek as result of a burst blood vessel in his face on Monday.
Though, Peter is in probable’s to play the last Big Bash league game of the Renegades against the Brisbane Heat. With a victory against the Heat, Melbourne team is placed the fifth position in the points table.
Renegades Physio Nick Adcock said in a statement, “Peter is doing well. Initial scans were inconclusive as to whether there is a hairline fracture or whether swelling was due to a burst blood vessel.”
Adcock added, “Peter will have further reviews with specialists and scans in Sydney this week and pending these follow-ups, we expect he will make a quick recovery.”
Cricket NSW medical staff will be monitored the Australian wicket-keeper, who is expected to be fit for Sheffield Shield game after the Big Bash League.
The Renegades skipper Aaron Finch donned the gloves and is to be expected to keep wickets for the team in the absence of Peter.