India vs New Zealand: BCCI provides official update on Rohit Sharma injury, names Mayank Agarwal as replacement in ODIs – cricket

India suffered an enormous blow when Rohit Sharma was been dominated out of the remainder of the tour of New Zealand after struggling a calf pressure in the ultimate Twenty20 worldwide towards New Zealand. Mayank Agarwal has been named his replacement in the ODI squad. “He underwent an MRI scan in Hamilton on Monday. The opening batsman has been ruled out of the upcoming ODI and test series and will be referred to the National Cricket Academy for further management of his injury,” the BCCI stated in an announcement.

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Rohit needed to hobble off the sector in the 17th over of the ultimate T20I at Bay Oval and didn’t take the sector when India fielded. Shubman Gill was named in the Test squad as Rohit’s replacement after he impressed for the India A aspect that toured New Zealand, scoring 83 and 204 not out in an unofficial take a look at.


India take a look at squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha, Rishabh Pant, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Ishant Sharma (topic to health).

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Prithvi Shaw will make his ODI debut:

Team India captain Virat Kohli has confirmed a debut for Prithvi Shaw in the primary ODI towards New Zealand. Shaw got here into the aspect as a replacement for Shikhar Dhawan and can now stroll out to open the innings in the primary ODI. Mayank Agarwal has been named as Rohit’s replacement for the ODIs. “It is unfortunate that Rohit cannot be part of the ODI series, the impact he has had is there for everyone to see. We do not have any ODI tournaments to look up to, so it is ideal for him to get recovered. In ODI cricket, Prithvi is definitely going to start, KL will play in the middle-order. We want him to get accustomed to keep and play in the middle,” Kohli advised reporters forward of the primary ODI.

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