ICC Under-19 World Cup 2018: Pacer Aditya Thakare to join Indian squad as cover for injured Ishan Porel

Pacer Aditya Thakare has been called in as cover for an injured Ishan Porel in the Indian under-19 cricket team, which is currently competing in the ICC U-19 World Cup

PTI, January 17, 2018

Mount Maunganui: Pacer Aditya Thakare has been called in as cover for an injured Ishan Porel in the Indian under-19 cricket team, which is currently competing in the ICC U-19 World Cup.

Representational image. Getty

Representational image. Getty

"India U19 medium-pacer Ishan Porel suffered a bruised heel in his left foot during India's first group game of the ICC U-19 World Cup against Australia," the BCCI said in a statement.

"He has a soft tissue injury and the BCCI Medical Team is monitoring his progress," it added.

India are through to the quarters of the tournament after registering comprehensive wins over Australia and Papua New Guinea in their group clashes.

"The Indian team management in New Zealand has asked for Aditya Thakare as cover and the Vidarbha bowler will join the team before the quarter-final on 26th January 2018," the BCCI stated.

India are scheduled to take on Zimbabwe in their third and final group match here on Friday.

Updated Date: Jan 17, 2018

T20 LEAGUE POINTS TABLE

Pos. Team P W L D Pts.
1
Punjab
6 5 1 0 10
2
Chennai
5 4 1 0 8
3
Kolkata
6 3 3 0 6
4
Hyderabad
5 3 2 0 6
5
Rajasthan
6 3 3 0 6
6
Bangalore
5 2 3 0 4
7
Mumbai
5 1 4 0 2
8
Delhi
6 1 5 0 2



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1 India 5313 121
2 South Africa 5154 117
3 New Zealand 3886 102
4 Australia 4599 102
5 England 5029 97
6 Sri Lanka 4374 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 7595 123
2 South Africa 6912 117
3 England 7496 117
4 New Zealand 7081 114
5 Australia 6376 112
6 Pakistan 4877 96
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3763 130
2 Australia 2513 126
3 India 4341 121
4 New Zealand 3013 116
5 England 2402 114
6 South Africa 2551 111

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