India has determined to fly-in Rishabh Pant as a back-up for the injured Shikhar Dhawan, though no official alternative has been named within the 15-member squad but.
The 21-year-old left-handed batsman, who had been unnoticed of India’s World Cup squad, has scored 93 runs within the 5 one-day internationals at a strike-rate of 130.98.
Dhawan faces a spell on the sidelines after struggling a hairline fracture on his thumb throughout his match-winning knock in opposition to Australia.
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