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ICC approves Mayank Agarwal as replacement for Shankar

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 26: Mayank Agarwal of India raises his bat after scoring 100 runs during the Tri-Series International match between England Lions and India A  at Fischer County Ground on June 26, 2018 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

The International Cricket Council has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 has approved Mayank Agarwal as a replacement player for Vijay Shankar in the India squad for the remainder of the tournament.

All-rounder Shankar has been ruled out of further participation in the event due to a toe injury sustained during a training session. Twenty eight-year-old Agarwal, a top-order batsman, has played two Tests but is yet to play an ODI.

The replacement of a player requires the approval of the Event Technical Committee before the replacement player can be officially added to the squad.

The Event Technical Committee of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 consists of Geoff Allardice (ICC, ETC chairman), Campbell Jamieson (ICC representative), Steve Elworthy (CWC representative), Alan Fordham (host representative), Harsha Bhogle and Kumar Sangakkara (both independent representatives).

BCCI Staff

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ICC approves Pant as Dhawan’s replacement

Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out after suffering a fracture during India's game against Australia
HYDERABAD, INDIA - MARCH 01: Rishabh Pant of India ahead of game one of the One Day International series between India and Australia at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium on March 01, 2019 in Hyderabad, India. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

The International Cricket Council has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 has approved Rishabh Pant as a replacement player for Shikhar Dhawan in India’s squad for the remainder of the tournament.

Opener Dhawan, who suffered a thumb injury during the league match against Australia, has been ruled out of further participation in the event.

The replacement of a player requires the approval of the Event Technical Committee before the replacement player can be officially added to the squad.

The Event Technical Committee of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 consists of Geoff Allardice (ICC, ETC chairman), Campbell Jamieson (ICC representative), Steve Elworthy (CWC representative), Alan Fordham (host representative), Harsha Bhogle and Kumar Sangakkara (both independent representatives).

BCCI Desk

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