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Dravid operated for injured jaw, advised rest

Rahul DravidBangalore, Jan 29 : Star batsman Rahul Dravid Friday had minor corrective surgery on his left cheek bone, injured during the second cricket test against Bangladesh in Mirpur.

"It was a minor surgery to fix the left cheek bone where he had suffered a fracture. The surgery took between 45 minutes to an hour," S. Ballal, medical director of Manipal Hospital here where the surgery was conducted, told IANS.

"Dravid is doing fine after the surgery and hopefully will be discharged late Friday," he added.

Dravid can resume normal activities in two days but has been advised to stay away from cricket or any contact sports for three weeks, he said.(IANS)


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