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Rishabh Pant Replaces Shikar In World Cup 2019
Posted Date:-6/12/2019 1:18:30 PM



Team India's young wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has already made full preparations to go to England as an opener in place of opener Shikhar Dhawan. The BCCI announced on Wednesday that Rishabh Pant would leave for England on behalf of injured Dhawan. Until Shikhar Dhawan is fit to play, Pant will be with the team.

The BCCI has confirmed that Rishabh Pant will join the team before the match between India-New Zealand in Nottingham. Although he will not be able to be part of the last 15-member team until Dhawan is out of the World Cup.

BCCI officially announced today that which player being sent to England as an alternative to Dhawan. Team management is sending Rishabh Pant to England for batting at number four. Team India opener Shikhar Dhawan is currently under the supervision of BCCI medical team. Team management has decided that Dhawan will remain in England and his injury will be monitored.

Due to injury in the thumb, Shikhar Dhawan will stay away from cricket for 3 weeks. In such a case, he will not play match against New Zealand on Thursday, June 13. Apart from this, Dhawan will be out of the team in the big match against Pakistan on June 16.

According to the report, KL Rahul can open with Rohit. After this, number three captain Virat Kohli will come in feild. In the same time, at number 4 batsmen, Dinesh Karthik or Vijay Shankar, can be given the chance.


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