Manoj Tiwary set to leave for England on Sunday for knee surgery

The Bengal skipper has been ruled out for about six months as he is set to miss out on the initial stages of the Ranji Trophy.

updated: August 02, 2013 19:35 IST
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Kolkata: Sidelined by recurrent injuries, India batsman Manoj Tiwary will fly to London on Sunday for a surgery in his twisted left knee.

British orthopaedic surgeon and knee specialist Dr Andrew Williams, who had worked with the likes of Andrew Flintoff, Shoaib Akhtar, and more recently Cheteshwar Pujara, is likely to operate him August 7.

"I'm returning on August 16 and thereafter will go for rehab at NCA (Bangalore)," Tiwary said while felicitating U-17 cricketers of Mainland Sambaran Cricket Academy who won CAB Junior Tournament.

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