Shikhar Dhawan Injured- Ruled Out Of World Cup 2019

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Shikhar Dhawan out of World Cup 2019 due a fracture in his thumb. The cricketer injured himself while defending the Champions Australia at the oval on Sunday.

Sustaining his injury through the match on Sunday he got a score of 117 against Australia. On Monday he had gone for a scan which reported a fracture in his thumb.

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Shikhar Dhawan will therefore, not be able to play India’s upcoming matches against New Zealand, Pakistan, Afghanistan, West Indies and England.

Shikhar Dhawan was named man-of-the-match for his sterling innings and his injury is a huge blow to India who are hot favourites to win the World Cup this year. India scored 6 Hundreds in the ICC tournaments and two of them were by Dhawan.

Who Will Replace Shikhar Dhawan?

The scenario gives a chance to KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma to be the opening batsman in the Upcoming matches.