In latest news from ICC Cricket world cup-2019 , Shikhar Dhawan has sustained a thumb injury and will remain out of the tournament for next 3 weeks. He got injured during the last match in which he ended up scoring 117 runs in 109 balls, later on he went for the scan and was diagnosed with a fracture.
The Indian opener was supposed to be a key player for the team as his and Rohit Sharma’s opening pair is of crucial importance for setting up an innings. Shreyas Iyer’s and Rishabh Pant’s name has come up as likely replacement for the injured batsmen. Both openers played for Delhi Capitals in this season of Indian Premier League.
Both Iyer and Pant are promising players with numbers on their sides. Let’s see who gets this golden opportunity while we all wish for Dhawan’s speedy recovery.