Shoulder injury rules Shikhar Dhawan out of New Zealand T20Is

India level series as Australia fall short in Rajkot run chase

Prithvi Shaw has been named as the replacement for the injured opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan as Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the squad for the upcoming ODI series against New Zealand.

Dhawan injured his shoulder during the third ODI against Australia in Bengaluru while fielding and had to be rushed for an MRI scan.

The report further adds that Dhawan's X-Ray and scan reports were not encouraging and a replacement for the Delhi opener is being considered by the management. The Hindu reported that Dhawan had hurt the AC joint on the shoulder which is between the collar bone and shoulder blade.

The Indian team are already in New Zealand and will play five-match T20I series from January 24.

Rohit needed four runs to get to the landmark and the senior India opener got to it in the final ball of the first over of India's innings to sit behind skipper Virat Kohli and South Africa's AB de Villiers. Young Mumbai-lad Prithvi Shaw has been named as Dhawan's replacement in the ODI squad after his impressive knock of 150 against New Zealand A recently.

The first two T20Is against New Zealand will be played in Auckland, while the next two matches will be played in Hamilton and Wellington respectively.

Last time Dhawan missed an India series was the West Indies T20Is at home in December a year ago owing to an injury and Mayank Agarwal, who opens for India in Test cricket, was named his replacement.



Latest news

New Hampshire Father Chokes 'Rabid' Coyote to Death After It Attacked Son
The same animal is believed to have attacked a vehicle earlier in the day before biting a woman and her dogs in nearby Kensington. New Hampshire Fish and Game collected the coyote and will test it for rabies.

Ozzy Osbourne Reveals He Has Parkinson's Disease In Emotional Interview
Ozzy Osbourne is speaking about being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease . 'This is the longest he's ever been home. It's like I'm running out of excuses". "I understand when you have something you don't want to have", he said.

Former Cavs Player Delonte West Seen Getting Beat Down on Freeway
I don't know what exactly is going on in his mind but I can tell you that he is safe and he's doing OK. Despite making upwards of $14 million in the NBA , West now appears to be homeless in Washington D.C.

Celebrities have nothing but praise for Jennifer Aniston's 'morning after' post
FRIENDS fame Jennifer Aniston has been creating a lot of buzz, especially regarding her reunion with ex-flame, Brad Pitt . Pitt didn't take his eyes off the screen during Aniston's speech, and he even let out a "Wow" in response to her win.

Disney+ UK release date brought forward, confirmed price undercuts Netflix
Disney+ will offer content from the company's biggest brands including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic. Additional Western Europe markets, including Belgium, the Nordics and Portugal, will follow in the summer months.

Other news