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Dinesh Karthik replaces injured Manish Pandey for Champions Trophy

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Wicketkeeper-batsmen Karthik on Thursday was named as a replacement for injured Manish Pandey for the Champions Trophy beginning June 1 in and Wales.

Manish Pandey sustained a left side strain during a practice session.

Karthik played his last match against at Dhaka in March 5, 2014.

"The All-Senior Selection Committee has named middle-order batsman and wicketkeeper Karthik as the replacement for Manish Pandey," an official release stated.

Following the change, the team composition is as follows:

Virat Kohli (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Singh (wk), Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, R Jadeja, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Karthik.

The defending champions will begin their Champions Trophy campaign again arch rival on June 4 in Birmingham following matches against and on June 8 and June 11 respectively.

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 23:02 IST