Shikhar Dhawan’s absence from the ODI squad could open for the doors for many other openers who are in the fray for selection. While it hasn’t been confirmed, a report has suggested that Dhawan might miss ODI series as well. BCCI might announce Dhawan’s replacement soon but it is to be noted that his replacement might not get a chance due to presence of KL Rahul.
Though he was dropped from playing XI after World Cup, Rahul is very much part of the squad and will likely replace Dhawan at the top, means his replacement might have to wait for his chance. But BCCI will have to name a replacement for Dhawan. Let’s have a look at three players who might get a chance in ODI squad in Dhawan’s absence –