BREAKING : Shikar Dhawan Ruled Out From World Cup !! Here’s How Fans Speculating For His Replacement !!

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan could be out of the World Cup due to a suspected hairline fracture of the thumb. Dhawan had injured his thumb while batting against Australia in India’s previous match. He went on to score a hundred but did not field. News agency PTI is reporting that Dhawan could take up to a month to recover.

While official confirmation from the BCCI is awaited, broadcasters Star Sports have confirmed that Dhawan will definitely be sitting out of India’s next clash against New Zealand on Thursday in Nottingham.

Shikhar Dhawan will therefore, not be able to play India’s upcoming matches against New Zealand, Pakistan, Afghanistan, West Indies and England – all these matches are scheduled to be played in June.

Shikhar Dhawan is a key player for India in ICC tournaments where he has 6 hundreds. In the 2015 World Cup, Dhawan had scored 2 hundreds. In 2019, after a poor start against South Africa, Dhawan smashed 117 to set up a 36-run win for India.

Knowing this shocking update, many fans starting speculating the replacement for his role in the Indian team. Actor Siddharth wanted KL Rahul as opener and he also lauded Dhawan playing a terrific knock even after the injury.

Many other fans expecting Rant, Iyer, Dinesh Karthick to replace the 33 year old. One of a fan also posted a meme asking BCCI to replace Suresh raina in the place of Shikar Dhawan. Check out some of their posts here :

Now tell us, whom do you think will be the best replacement for Shikar Dhawan ?? Comment your views below !!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here