Injured Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of World Cup, Rishabh Pant replaces him
Opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of Team India’s ICC World Cup campaign after he suffered a thumb injury during the match against Australia. He sustained the injury after a Pat Cummins bouncer hit his thumb. Dhawan has been ruled out of the tournament for at least 10 to 12 days. Rishabh Pant has been named as the official replacement in the squad. Pant has played 5 ODIs since his debut against West Indies in October 2018.