Mayank Agarwal Likely To Replace Injured Shikhar Dhawan For ODI Series Against West Indies: Report

Mayank Agarwal is but to make his ODI debut for India. © AFP

India’s Take a look at opener Mayank Agarwal is more likely to substitute Shikhar Dhawan within the upcoming three-match ODI sequence in opposition to the West Indies after the senior batsman did not get better from his knee harm. India will play three ODIs in opposition to the West Indies in Chennai (December 15), Visakhapatnam (December 18) and Cuttack (December 22). Dhawan sustained a deep gash on his knee throughout a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy sport and was subsequently dominated out of the three-match T20 sequence the place Sanju Samson got here in as a substitute.

It was anticipated that the 34-year-old Dhawan would get better from the harm however it appears extra severe than what was apprehended.

“The choice committee has advisable Mayank’s title as Shikhar’s substitute after session with the workforce administration,” a senior BCCI supply advised PTI on situations of anonymity.

That the workforce administration is eager on Mayank translating his stupendous Take a look at efficiency into the ODI enviornment was first reported in PTI on November 18.

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