MX23RW : Wednesday, July 24 09:26:46| >> :600:3685739:3685739:

India keeping tabs on Shikhar Dhawan fitness

India keeping tabs on Shikhar Dhawan fitness
© Reuters
Dhawan starred for India against Australia.

India will monitor the progress of Shikhar Dhawan after reports emerged of the opening batsman suffering a hairline fracture on his left thumb.

Dhawan underpinned India's 36-run World Cup victory over Australia at the weekend with a magnificent 117 off 109 deliveries at the Oval.

However, he took a blow to his hand from a Pat Cummins delivery early into his innings and did not field during Australia's reply.

And India are now sweating on the fitness of one of their star performers ahead of Thursday's clash with New Zealand at Trent Bridge and Sunday's showdown against Pakistan at Old Trafford.

A brief statement on the Board of Control for Cricket in India's Twitter account read: "Team India opening batsman Mr Shikhar Dhawan is presently under the observation of the BCCI medical team.

"The team management has decided that Mr Dhawan will continue to be in England and his progress will be monitored."

ga('create', 'UA-72310761-1', 'auto', {'name': 'pacontentapi'});
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'referrer', location.origin);
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension1', 'By Press Association Sport staff');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension2', 'f0a34fab-7f72-481c-8559-70ecc26f6e89');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension3', 'paservice:sport,paservice:sport:uk,paservice:sport:world');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension6', 'story');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension7', 'composite');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension8', null);
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension9', 'sport:cricket');
ga('pacontentapi.send', 'pageview', { 'location': location.href, 'page': (location.pathname + location.search + location.hash), 'title': 'India monitoring progress of Shikhar Dhawan after reports of hairline fracture'});

body check tags ::

Click here for more stories about Shikhar Dhawan

Click here for more stories about India

Share this article now:
Sports Mole Instagram banner
Yuvraj Singh announces his retirement from cricket on June 10, 2019
Read Next:
India great Yuvraj Singh announces retirement from international cricket
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
/esi/758/0/index.html - esi:0:site:0:-p-: {0}: - :T758:-: {0}: < ! - - T  758 {0} - - >  : 

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account