Mayank Agarwal is ready to interchange Shankar within the crew.

Vijay Shankar
Vijay Shankar. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

The Indian crew’s undefeated streak ended on June 30 by the hands of England and now they should win certainly one of their remaining video games in opposition to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to make it into the semi-finals of the ICC World Cup 2019. Nonetheless, their journey has been hampered with accidents. It began with Shikhar Dhawan, who fractured his left thumb in opposition to Australia to be dominated out of the event.

Workforce India additionally needed to make one change to their taking part in XI in opposition to hosts as Rishabh Pant got here in for Vijay Shankar who had injured his toe throughout apply as a yorker from Jasprit Bumrah hit him flush on the ft. Now it has been revealed that the harm is critical sufficient for him to be dominated out of the event. As per the BCCI’s official assertion, he suffered a fracture on the left huge toe which can at the least want three weeks to heal. Shankar’s inclusion within the crew made fairly a noise amongst Indian cricketing circles.

Vijay Shankar was picked within the Indian World Cup squad over Ambati Rayudu for his three-dimensional talents and he confirmed that potential by choosing up wickets in opposition to Pakistan. KL Rahul initially batted on the no.Four spot, as soon as Dhawan was out and Rahul moved to prime, Shankar discovered a spot within the XI. He didn’t make a whole lot of distinction with the bat, scoring 58 runs at a mean of 29 in three matches.

Previous to the England match it was speculated that the Tamil Nadu participant is perhaps dropped after which on the toss skipper Virat Kohli talked about his harm. Shankar later was carrying drinks for the crew regardless of the toe fracture and subsequently, the small print of the harm executed to his toe got here out.

Now the Indian administration has requested Mayank Agarwal as a alternative for the all-rounder, which needs to be cleared by the ICC technical committee. It could be tough for him to hitch the squad in time for the Bangladesh tie, however he could very properly be out there for the Sri Lanka sport on July 6. Rahul had additionally damage his again whereas fielding in opposition to England and Mayank appears to be a backup for that contingency.

Twitterati had combined emotions on Vijay Shankar being dominated out and Agarwal’s inclusion as his alternative: