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ICC World Cup 2019: With Shikhar Out-Of-Sight, Virat Pressure Building On Indian Team

India is going to play the most important match in the World Cup 2019. On Thursday, in the Trent Bridge, Nottingham stadium, the Indian team would play against New Zealand that is a better position in comparison to India.

The Indian team played great cricket with Australia by 36 runs in the previous match on Sunday. But this win didn’t come easy for India that has to lose its star player due to thumb fracture.

Shikhar Dhawan the star of India vs Australia match is injured and out of the game for three weeks and Indian team is seriously mulling over his replacement. On the other hand, the New Zealand team is confident of making it to the semi-finals. With 3 wins, it has already half the mark to the semis.

New Zealand is currently leading the points table and its bowlers Lockie Ferguson and Matt Henry are on the top of the blowing chart. They have taken 15 wickets in three matches.

Match Details

13th June

3:00 PM(IST)

Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Weather Report

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Thumb Injury Sends Shikhar Dhawan Out Of World Cup 2019

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Shikhar Dhawan injured his thump while playing against Australia in the previous match at The Oval on Sunday. He did a huge job making 117 off 109 balls despite his injury but didn’t field at all during Australia’s batting.

Hairline fracture

Shikhar Dhawan was on 24 in the 9th over of the match when a bouncer by Nathan Coulter hit him on the left thumb. The hit was so hard that it fractured his thumb but Dhawan kept playing and scored a century for the team. Lately he was seen treating his injured thumb with an ice pack in the rest room.

Though Dhawan’s century put India at a winning position but it costed the team dearly. Shikhar Dhawan is diagnosed with a hairline fracture on the left-hand thumb and he’s advised rest for three weeks. Dhawan also didn’t travel to Nottingham where India would take on New Zealand on Thursday.

Replacement for team India

Team India is now allowed to find a replacement for its star player Shikhar Dhawan. And the names doing round for his replacement are of Rishabh Pant, Ambati Rayudu and … Read the rest