| On Updated : Jun 12, 2019 5:04 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Dhawan refuses to give up post injury, shares uplifting post

India opener Shikhar Dhawan who injured his left thumb while playing World Cup 2019 Match against Australia has shared an uplifting message on social media.

The 33-year-old batsman quoted a fabled Urdu poet Rahat Indori on his twitter handler to show his aim, he Posted a motivational poem about being determined, he hinted that the game is not yet over for him

Decision on Dhawan's availability pending

Dhawan is currently under observation for a week which might extend to 15 Days in England. The team management has come to a decision to not announce the replacement for this great opener till his final stage of assessment is done on his injury.

Team India hopes for earliest recovery

India Team clearly wants dhawan to regain his fitness as they don’t want to lose such a great batsman of their team, if Dhawan gets better then he will be back into the team and if there’s no scope of improvement within the week then Rishabh Pant is all set to replace him.

Dhawan was the victor of India’s win over Australia with a rap of 117 off 109 deliveries. His injury had a massive impact for India, we hope he recovers soon and gets back to the field with all his energy and charm and wins every match along with his team.

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Gavaskar confident of India's chances

Prior India captain, significant Sunil Gavaskar has said Shikhar Dhawan's injury which could force him to sit out 2 or more India matches will not hurt the team's morale.

Gavaskar added that he believes Virat Kohli's men are prepared for all eventualities at ICC Cricket World Cup 2019,

It will be “fantastic” to see Shikhar Dhawan back in the squad towards the business end of the tournament if he manages to recover from the thumb injury he sustained during India's win over Australia in London on Sunday.

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