Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)
days
:
hours
:
minutes
:
seconds

Cricket | Champions Trophy

Karthik called up after Pandey injury



Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has earned a recall to India's one-day international squad for the upcoming Champions Trophy, replacing injured Manish Pandey, the country's cricket board said.

Karthik was included in the 15-man squad Thursday after Pandey sustained a side strain during a practice session with the Kolkata Knight Riders for the ongoing Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament.

The 31-year-old Karthik, who was part of India's title-winning Champions Trophy campaign in 2013, last played an ODI against Afghanistan during the 2014 Asia Cup.

Karthik was one of the five Indian players kept on standby for the ICC tournament starting June 1 in England and Wales.

Besides a consistent showing in first-class cricket this year, Karthik has been the second-highest scorer (361 runs) for his IPL team Gujarat Lions.

India begin their Group B campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan in Birmingham on June 4.



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Neil in the UK 2017
Week 9
July 26: South Africa had lost all three post-isolation test matches at the Oval until the last...

@MikeHaysman
My keys to victory at The Oval
The Proteas have been emboldened by the selection strategy introduced at Trent Bridge. The team has...

Kepler Wessels
A draw not impossible at flatter Oval
The Proteas go to The Oval for the third test match a lot more assured and confident than they were...

Reuters on Cricket
From refugee camps to Lord's
The manicured emerald pitch at Lord's in London, where Afghanistan played for the first time ever...