Shikar Dhawan, the opening batsman for Team India, made an excellent century in the first match with South Africa and helped the Indian team to win the match. Shikar scored 117 runs in that match. Shikar Dhawan got his thumb hurt. As per the doctor’s advice, he had been taking rest for the past three days. However, the injury didn’t get healed and hence the Indian Cricketer is unable to play the rest of the matches.
It is heard that he would be out of the world cup at least for three weeks. So, he is not available to play the matches against New Zealand, Pakistan, Afghanistan, West Indies and England. Either Rishab Pant or Shreyas Iyer is likely to replace Dhawan. KL Rahul is expected to open the game with