Rishabh Pant most likely to replace injured Shikhar Dhawan

Team India have received a major blow on Tuesday when in-form opener Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out of two coming matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after being diagnosed with a hairline fracture.


Dhawan is highly likely to be replaced by Rishabh Pant as reported by the Times of India.

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The TOI reports therefore, said, “Once all the details on Dhawan’s injury are out, the team management will put out an official request for replacement. And that replacement is going to be Pant. The injury is bad enough to ask for a replacement.”

As per reports revealed, Dhawan will be out of the matches against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka scheduled to occur on 2nd and 6th of July respectively.

The further details will be given by India team management at 2 PM UK time which is around 6.30 pm IST on June 11.

Opener Shikhar Dhawan who notched up a brilliant hundred in the match against Australia paving India’s way to accumulate a giant score after batting first, was hit in the left thumb a rising Nathan Coulter-Nile delivery.

He batting bearing the pain and went through a scan later on to determine the extent of injury.

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