The World Cup is only a few days away, but injuries to key players are threatening to ruin the grand spectacle.
Several players have picked up last-minute injuries, forcing teams to press the panic button. While some of them have been ruled out of the tournament, others could be available for the latter stages of the World Cup that starts on October 5. Here is a look at the ones who are injured at the moment, with their World Cup chances under a cloud:
More than the series defeat to South Africa, losing Head to a fractured arm hurt Australia the most. Was supposed to play an integral role in Australia’s quest for a record sixth World Cup title, but the fracture he sustained on his left arm makes Head doubtful for the whole tournament. While there is still hope that he could be ready for the second-half of the World Cup, there is no guarantee.
In a telling…