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Dinesh Karthik replaces injured Manish Pandey for Champions Trophy

News Agencies | Updated on: 19 May 2017, 9:37 IST
Dinesh Karthik replaces injured Manish Pandey for Champions Trophy (ANI)

Wicketkeeper-batsmen Dinesh Karthik on Thursday was named as a replacement for injured Manish Pandey for the Champions Trophy beginning June 1 in England and Wales. Manish Pandey sustained a left side strain during a practice session.

Karthik played his last match against Afghanistan at Dhaka on March 5, 2014.

"The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named middle-order batsman and wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik as the replacement for Manish Pandey," an official BCCI release stated.

Following the change, the team composition is as follows:

Virat Kohli (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, R Jadeja, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Dinesh Karthik.

The defending champions will begin their Champions Trophy campaign again arch-rival Pakistan on June 4 in Birmingham following matches against Sri Lanka and South Africa on June 8 and June 11 respectively.

-ANI

First published: 19 May 2017, 9:37 IST
 
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