As per the report by India Today, Indian batsman Shikar Dhawan has been ruled out of the World Cup for 3 weeks due to his fractured thumb. The opener underwent injury during India’s last game against Australia.
The batsman was hit by a Nathan Coulter-Nile delivery during India-Australia match in London on Sunday. However, he continued to make a splendid century. The left-hander scored 117 off 109 balls during the match against Australia.
Reports state that KL Rahul is expected to open the innings, with Dinesh Karthik to fill in the vacant space in the centre request. As indicated by sources, Shikhar Dhawan’s possible replacement in England could either be Shreyas Iyer or Rishabh Pant.
Shikhar Dhawan was named man-of-the-match for his amazing innings and his damage is an enormous hit to India who is hot top choices to win the World Cup this year.
Shikhar Dhawan will, hence, not have the option to play in India’s upcoming matches against New Zealand, Pakistan, Afghanistan, West Indies and England – as each one of these matches are planned to be played in June.