World Cup 2019: Shikhar Dhawan to undergo scans on his swollen thumb

first_imgWorld Cup 2019: Shikhar Dhawan to undergo scans on his swollen thumbWorld Cup 2019: Having injured his left thumb during a scintillating 117 against Australia on Sunday, Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan is set to undergo scans to assess the full nature of his injuryadvertisement Press Trust of India NottinghamJune 10, 2019UPDATED: June 10, 2019 22:53 IST Shikhar Dhawan walks off after getting dismissed vs Australia (Reuters)HIGHLIGHTSShikhar Dhawan endured a blow to his thumb during India’s win against AustraliaDespite the pain Dhawan scored a match-winning 117 off 109 ballsHowever, Dhawan didn’t take the field due to the injuryIndia opener Shikhar Dhawan will undergo precautionary scans on Tuesday to determine the extent of the injury on his swollen left thumb.Dhawan, the hero of India’s win over Australia in the World Cup on Sunday, played through pain after being hit on the thumb by a rising delivery from pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile.He looked in considerable pain but carried on to score 117 off 109 balls.However, Dhawan didn’t take the field due to the injury and Ravindra Jadeja fielded in his place for the entire 50 overs.It has been learnt that Dhawan will undergo precautionary tests following which physio Patrick Farhart will take a call on his participation in the next game against New Zealand at Trent Bridge on Thursday.The Indian team would be hoping that it is not a fracture and just a bit of swelling that should heal in the next couple of days. As of now, Dhawan has a taping on his thumb.Also Read | World Cup 2019: Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and bowlers shine as India wallop AustraliaAlso Read | Shikhar Dhawan privileged to debut on Chahal TV after match-winning hundred vs AustraliaFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAjay Tiwari Tags :Follow Shikhar DhawanFollow Virat KohliFollow World Cup 2019 Nextlast_img

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