Manish Pandey Replaces Yuvaraj India vs West Indies T20Worldcup 2016
An unfortunate injury to left-handed batsman Yuvraj Singh has opened the doors for Ajinkya Rahane and Manish Pandey, who was named as his cover ahead of India’s semifinal against West Indies in the ICC World Twenty20 in Mumbai on Thursday.
Karnataka batsman Pandey has arrived as cover for injured Yuvraj, while Mumbaikar Ajinkya Rahane, who was warming the bench so far, is also back in focus ahead of the all-important clash.
Sources in the BCCI said that Yuvraj, who sustained an ankle injury when setting off for a run against Australia at Mohali on Sunday, went for a MRI scan soon after arriving in Mumbai with the rest of the team members.
As per reliable sources, Yuvraj had gone for MRI scan on arrival. The senior batsman is doing his rehab and medical staff is confident that he might be fit foir semi-final.
In case Yuvraj doesn’t recover fully in time for the last-four game, either Rahane or Pandey might fight the match on March 31.