London: Indian team assistant coach Sanjay Bangar has said that the decision on the availability of injured Shikhar Dhawan in the current World Cup will be in ten to 12 days. He is a very valuable player for the team. We are monitoring his situation and it may take 10 to 12 days to make a final decision, "he added. Then we will be in a better position to make decisions.
At the same time, we do not want to hurt a valuable player like Shikhar. In ten-Twelve days, we will be in a better position to take decisions. The Bangar statement means that Dhawan will not be available to contest against Pak (June 16) and Afghanistan (June 22), apart from New Zealand. Let's say Shikhar Dhawan has been in better form over the last few days.
According to the information, Bangar said that if Lokesh Rahul does better on opening in Dhawan's absence, it will further improve the team's balance. He gave the example of Rahul Dravid who played a multifaceted role from wicketkeeping to different order.
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