Shikhar Dhawan fractures left thumb

Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: June 11, 2019 17:24 IST
Shikhar Dhawan fractures left thumb

India's Shikhar Dhawan is set to discover on Tuesday the extent of a thumb injury that threatens the opening batsman's ongoing participation at the World Cup.

Dhawan led India to their second win with a 109-ball 117 against reigning champions Australia at the Oval on Sunday.
A BCCI source told PTI that Dhawan had sustained a fracture and it might take a month for him to fully recover. The World Cup, which started May 30, ends on July 14.
He played through pain after being hit on his left thumb by a rising delivery from pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Dhawan is being assessed by Patrick Farhart and specialists are being consulted to get a clear idea on his availability.