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





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 2914 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5751 125
2 India 5492 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3279 102
6 Australia 3548 101
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1 Pakistan 3270 131
2 Australia 1894 126
3 India 3932 123
4 New Zealand 2542 116
5 England 1951 115
6 South Africa 2058 114