Prithvi Shaw back in Indian squad vs New Zealand, replaces injured Dhawan

January 22, 2020, Bangalore

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  • Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the upcoming T20I and ODI series against New Zealand. Dhawan suffered a fall and hurt his left shoulder while trying to stop a ball during the third ODI against Australia in Bengaluru on Sunday.
  • An MRI of his shoulder was conducted, and the results have confirmed a grade II injury of his acromioclavicular joint. His hand will be in a sling and he has been advised to rest for some time. He will start his active rehab management in the first week of February at the National Cricket Academy.
  • The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Sanju Samson as Dhawan’s replacement in the T20I series and Prithvi Shaw for the ODI series.

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