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Home / Cricket / Shikhar Dhawan hit on rib-cage, won’t take field during Australia innings: BCCI

Shikhar Dhawan hit on rib-cage, won’t take field during Australia innings: BCCI

India vs Australia 2nd ODI: Shikhar Dhawan won’t take the field on Friday after being hit on the rib-cage in Rajkot.

cricket Updated: Jan 18, 2020 08:26 IST
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India's Shikhar Dhawan lies on the ground after being hit by a ball during the second one-day international cricket match between India and Australia in Rajkot, India, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020.
India's Shikhar Dhawan lies on the ground after being hit by a ball during the second one-day international cricket match between India and Australia in Rajkot, India, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. (AP)

India opener Shikhar Dhawan joined the list of injured players after Pat Cummins bouncer hit him on the rib cage while batting in the second ODI between India and Australia here on Friday.

“Shikhar Dhawan got hit on the rib-cage on his right side. He will not be taking the field today. Yuzvendra Chahal is in as his substitute,” a BCCI media release stated.

Dhawan was hit off the second delivery of the 10th over of the Indian innings. While he was in pain but he carried on and scored 96 in India’s total of 340 for 6.

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