Dhawan ruled out of WC tournament for three weeks, sustain thumb injury

Nottingham: Team India had great hopes in the tournament with Shikhar Dhawan, who scored a century in his second match of the World Cup-2019. But there is no good news for the Indian fans. There is a fracture in the left-hand thumb of ‘Gabbar’. Because of which he is out of the team. Dhawan will no longer play any match for three weeks. That is to say that the team India was shocked before the big matches to be held with New Zealand on June 13 and Pakistan on June 16.

Significantly, Dhawan was hit by ball of fast bowler Nathan Coulter, while batting against Australia on Sunday. However, he continued his innings without worrying about the pain and played a brilliant innings of 117 in 109 balls.

After this Dhawan did not go to fielding due to injury and Ravindra Jadeja was landed in ground. He can now be replaced by KL Rahul in Team India.

Shikhar Dhawan has done fantastic performance in ICC tournaments. Dhawan scored 412 runs at an average of 51.50 in the 2015 World Cup, in which he has two centuries. Dhawan has been a strong performer in the ICC Champions Trophy (2013-2017) too. He scored 701 runs at an average of 77.88 with three centuries.