BCCI confirms Shardul as Bhuvi’s replacement for ODIs

Chennai: The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Shardul Thakur as replacement for the injured Bhuvneshwar Kumar for the upcoming ODI series against West Indies beginning with the first match here tomorrow.
BCCI Honorary Secretary Jay Shah in a release today said ”Bhuvneshwar complained of pain in his right groin after the final T20I in Mumbai on Wednesday.” He underwent an ultrasound scan conducted by a specialist and the BCCI medical team found that
his sportsman’s hernia symptoms have resurfaced, he said.
A specialist opinion will now be sought, and his management plan will be decided accordingly. Bhuvneshwar was the second player to be changed from the original squad after Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out due to an injury and he was replaced by
Karnataka’s Mayank Agarwal. Revised India’s squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit
Sharma (vice-captain), Mayank Agarwal, K L Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant, Shivam Dube, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur. (agencies)