Karthik replaces injured Pandey for ICC Champions Trophy

Champions Trophy 2017

Champions Trophy 2017

India's updated Champions Trophy 2017 squad: The player of KKR, Manish Pandey is unluckily going out from the Champions Trophy 2017 squad.

Indian middle-order batsman Manish Pandey has been ruled out of next month's ICC Champions Trophy due to a side strain and will be replaced in the squad by wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik, the BCCI announced on Thursday. Karthik's inclusion will boost the middle-order.

Karthik was one of the five stand-byes and has been rewarded for his stupendous form in the domestic cricket last season. With the win, Tamil Nadu became the first team to win all BCCI domestic tournaments.

Pandey will also be missing Kolkata's crucial Qualifier 2 against Mumbai Indians.

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Defending champions India will open their campaign against Pakistan at Edgbaston on June 4. Not just that, he was the second-highest run scorer for his IPL team Gujarat Lions, scoring 361 runs.

Having played 23 Tests and 71 ODIs for India, Karthik pipped another glovesman Rishabh Pant, who was also a part of the reserves.

He was also a part of the Indian team that had lifted the Champions Trophy in England in 2013.

Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni (wk), Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Dinesh Karthik.

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