India vs New Zealand squad 2020: Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of NZ tour; Sanju Samson named replacement for T20Is, Prithvi Shaw for ODIs | Cricket News
The committee has named Sanju Samson as Dhawan’s replacement in the T20I squad, which was announced earlier, and included young opener Prithvi Shaw for the ODI series.
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Shaw returns to the senior team after a gap of one year following an ankle injury and an eight-month doping ban.
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Dhawan suffered a fall and hurt his left shoulder while trying to stop a ball during the third ODI against Australia in Bengaluru on Sunday.
“An MRI of his shoulder was conducted, and the results have confirmed a grade II injury of his acromio-clavicular joint. His hand will be in a sling and he has been advised rest for some time. He will start his active rehab management in the first week of February at the National Cricket Academy,” BCCI media release stated.
India will play five T20Is, three ODIs and two Tests during the tour and the first T20I will be played in Auckland on Friday.
T20I squad: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Sanju Samson, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shivam Dube, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur
ODI squad: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shivam Dube, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Kedar Jadhav