4 in their in their first warm-up match of the ICC World Cup 2019 against New Zealand at the Oval on Saturday? Shankar, tipped as the first-choice batsman for the No.4 spot, which has given a lot of headache to the Indian think tank, suffered a blow on his forearm during the net session on the eve of the India vs New Zealand World Cup warm-up match. (Squads, Schedule, News: Full coverage of ICC World Cup 2019)Shankar was hit on the forearm when he tried to pull a Khaleel Ahmed short ball. Also Read: Full schedule of ICC World Cup 2019 warm-up matchesIn case Shankar doesn’t regain his fitness on time, then KL Rahul in all probability will bat at No. After the two warm-ups, India begin their World Cup campaign against South Africa on June 5.
Source: Hindustan Times May 25, 2019 03:07 UTC