Dinesh Karthik replaces injured Manish Pandey for Champions Trophy

Dinesh Karthik has replaced an injured Manish Pandey in India’s 15 man squad for the ICC Champions Trophy.

Pandey suffered a side strain during Kolkata Knight Riders’ practice session on the eve of their Eliminator against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Karthik was one of the players on standby along with Suresh Raina, Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav and Shardul Thakur. The new squad for the ICC Champions Trophy is as follows.

Squad: Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, R Jadeja, Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Dinesh Karthik

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