India's ODI squad has been announced for the tour of New Zealand. Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan is injured and is not part of the squad. The left-hander is out of T20Is too. Who are his replacements in both squads? Find out here
Mumbai: Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the upcoming T20I and ODI series against New Zealand. Dhawan suffered a fall and hurt his left shoulder while trying to stop a ball during the third ODI against Australia in Bengaluru on Sunday (January 19).
The selectors have recalled Sanju Samson in place of Dhawan for T20Is. In the ODI squad, Dhawan has been replaced by Prithvi Shaw, who recently hit a 100-ball 150 in New Zealand.
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“An MRI of his shoulder was conducted, and the results have confirmed a grade II injury of his acromio-clavicular joint. His hand will be in a sling and he has been advised rest for some time. He will start his active rehab management in the first week of February at the National Cricket Academy (NCA),” the Board of Control for Cricket in India said in a media advisory on Tuesday night (January 21).
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“The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Sanju Samson as Dhawan’s replacement in the T20I series and Prithvi Shaw for the ODI series,” it added.
India’s T20I squad
Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Sanju Samson, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Shivam Dube, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur.
India’s ODI squad
Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Shivam Dube, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Kedar Jadhav.
India tour of New Zealand schedule
T20Is (All matches start at 12.30 PM IST)
1st T20I (January 24) - Auckland
2nd T20I (January 26) - Auckland
3rd T20I (January 29) - Hamilton
4th T20I (January 31) - Wellington
5th T20I (February 2) - Mount Maunganui
ODIs (All matches start at 7.30 AM IST)
1st ODI (February 5) - Hamilton
2nd ODI (February 8) - Auckland
3rd ODI (February 11) - Mount Maunganui
Tests (All matches start at 4 AM IST)
1st Test (February 21-25) - Wellington
2nd Test (February 29-March 4) - Christchurch
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