India recall Karthik to replace injured Pandey

Champions Trophy 2017

Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has been called up to India´s squad for next month´s Champions Trophy, replacing the injured Manish Pandey, the country´s cricket board (BCCI) said on Thursday.

Karthik has scored prolifically in the domestic season, including 704 runs in the Ranji Trophy and 361 runs for Gujarat Lions in the IPL.

Pandey, who represents the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), had missed Wednesday's eliminator against Sunrisers Hyderabad due to the injury.

He last played for India in the second T20I against England in January earlier this year. His last ODI was during the five-match series at home against New Zealand, which India won 3-2.

Suresh Raina, Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav and Shardul Thakur were the others the reserves list, just in case those in the squad broke down at the end of a busy season.

The Tamil Nadu wicketkeeper-batsman Karthik had last played in India colours in the Asia Cup contest against Afghanistan in 2014.

It is a blow for Virat Kohli's India too as Pandey was in form and seemed to be the understudy to Kedar Jadhav. He scored 396 runs at an average of over 49 and a strike rate of 128.57 but now has also been ruled out of the IPL.

The Champions Trophy is scheduled to be held between June 1-18, with India set to open their campaign with a match against Pakistan on June 4. They are in Group B with South Africa and Sri Lanka in the eight-team tournament.

Related News:

  • Analysts Estimates And Ratings Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA)

    Analysts Estimates And Ratings Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA)

    The stock of Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) earned "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 20. Press coverage about Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA) has been trending positive recently, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports.
    Bella Thorne and Scott Disick get 'cosy' on date

    Bella Thorne and Scott Disick get 'cosy' on date

    Although Bella started out on the kid-friendly Disney Channel , she has since undergone a drastic life and career makeover. This isn't going to be some long-term relationship."Meanwhile, Kourtney has been dating model Younes Bendjima".
    Labour won't hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike, says Corbyn

    Labour won't hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike, says Corbyn

    The Daily Mail have published a report heavily criticising JME - following the grime artist's conversation with Jeremy Corbyn . The Conservatives remained unchanged at 49%.
  • Texas lands top prep recruit Mohamed Bamba

    Texas lands top prep recruit Mohamed Bamba

    He selected Texas over Kentucky, Duke, Michigan and Harvard. "He's as unique a person and player as I've been around". With the addition of Bamba, Texas' five-man 2017 class moves to No. 3 in the recruiting class rankings.

    Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win

    Whether or not any other player next to Thomas and Horford is enough to dethrone The King is a debate for another day. They were guaranteed no worse than the No. 4 pick to add to a team that had the best record in the East this season.
    Applications for US jobless aid fell to 3-month low of 232K

    Applications for US jobless aid fell to 3-month low of 232K

    But a stock market sell-off, if sustained, amid uncertainty over Trump's political future could jeopardize further rate increases. The latest week's data covers the period used for the monthly employment survey for May, which will be released June 2.
  • ICJ unanimously stays Jadhav's execution till final verdict

    Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif scheduled a national security meeting on Friday to discuss the court order . The ICJ, earlier, ordered Pakistan to halt the execution of the Indian spy until a final decision is reached.
    NCAA Midwest Regional: New Mexico Edges Ahead

    NCAA Midwest Regional: New Mexico Edges Ahead

    Freshman Alejandro Del Rey Gonzalez was outstanding all three days and picked the best time to have his best tournament. He regained a stroke two holes later when he birdied the par-3 13th.
    CBS pairs 'Big Bang' & spin-off; O'Brien re-ups with TBS

    CBS pairs 'Big Bang' & spin-off; O'Brien re-ups with TBS

    The Big Bang Theory just wrapped up it's tenth season on Thursday night, with the show returning with new episodes in the fall. "The Big Bang Theory" and its spin-off, " Young Sheldon ", are being paired together on CBS' 2017-2018 primetime schedule.
  • Analysts Expect Chico's FAS, Inc

    Peregrine Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Chico's FAS during the third quarter worth about $14,307,000. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 153,260 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,191,618.
    Bobby Moynihan leaving 'Saturday Night Live' for CBS sitcom

    Bobby Moynihan leaving 'Saturday Night Live' for CBS sitcom

    According to Deadline , Moynihan chose to leave after his sitcom Me, Myself, And I was picked up by CBS for a fall spot. The series, called "Me, Myself & I", follows one man's life in three different periods of his life.
    OnePlus 5 will capture 'some of the clearest photos around', apparently

    OnePlus 5 will capture 'some of the clearest photos around', apparently

    OnePlus has announced that they've teamed up with DxO to enhance the photography experience on their upcoming flagship. Other than that OnePlus 5 6GB RAM variant is likely to come in two storage options - a 64GB and 128GB built-in flash.


Most liked

Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Second, the ongoing investigation into the Trump campaign's possible collusion with Russian Federation was picking up steam. New York University's Timothy Naftali says that since then, presidents have learned not to tape Oval Office conversations.

Sheriff David Clarke Leaving to Accept DHS Job
According to an audit , which was completed in September 2012, the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department did not violate the law. Clarke's successor will serve until the end of the current term in 2018.

What Twitter's privacy changes mean for you
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Is that what you really want? If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.

India retain top position in latest ICC Test rankings
Australia finish third on this list, followed by their traditional rivals England who grab the fourth spot. India was the number 1 Test team after they won the Border-Gavaskar trophy defeating Australia .

UN court to rule on Indian 'spy' facing execution
India told the ICJ that immediate steps must be taken to stop Pakistan's from carrying out the death sentence of Jadhav. The attorney general also reiterated that "the ICJ's verdict in this case is binding for both India and Pakistan ".

World Health Organization arranging to send experimental Ebola vaccine to Democratic Republic of Congo
But, he added, "we have also learned never, ever to underestimate the Ebola virus diseases, and we will be remaining vigilant". He also said there are only 20 kilometres of paved roads in that area and virtually no functional telecommunications.

Nine Injured In Violence Outside Turkish Ambassador's Residence
The United States sees the YPG as distinct from the PKK and as a valuable partner in the fight against Islamic State. Online court records say he must return to court June 1 and Necmi on July 12.

Nestle fails to trademark four-fingered KitKat bar
Mr Justice Arnold had ruled against Nestle after a High Court hearing in January 2016, when he commented on a lack of samples. The ruling is the latest twist in a decade-long United Kingdom chocolate wars saga between Nestle and Cadbury.

Five Guys named favorite burger chain, taking spot from In-N-Out
In the poll, the chain got an 81 percent familiarity rating among generation Z and millennials. In 2013, 48% of respondents were familiar with Five Guys, according to The Harris Poll .

NBA Conference Semi-Finals, Game 7: Wizards vs Celtics
Thomas hit two superlative three-pointers while Marcus Smart added another in a 1:13 spell that put the Celtics up for good. The Boston Celtics sent the Washington Wizards packing in Game 7, and now they're on to the Eastern Conference Finals.

Aaradhya poses for camera as she leaves for Cannes with mom Aishwarya
At Cannes Film Festival, in the year 2008, Aishwarya was again seen with Abhishek and she wore her famous smile. On the other-side, Aishwarya Rai is popular at worldwide level and it will be a big deal if she gives nod.

Google officially launches Google Assistant for iPhone
As well as nifty new services like Google Lens , which uses your smarpthone's camera to identify objects in the real world. Android Go is set to make its appearance in 2018 and will target Android devices with memories up to and including 1 GB.

The CW Fall TV Schedule Puts Arrow On A New Night
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is back on Friday nights (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT), followed by Jane The Virgin on a new night (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT). The network is open to including original cast members but it's up to the new show's producers, CW president Mark Pedowitz said.

Earnings Previews: Target Corporation And Wal-Mart Stores Inc
Finally, Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in Wal-Mart Stores by 27.2% in the third quarter. According to Thomson Reuters, sell-side analysts are forecasting a harmony target price of $74.90 on company shares.

New 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Trailer
Will Transformers: The Last Knight , and the two planned sequels, live up to that success? Heroes will become villains. Yeager then travels to England to consult Hopkins' character about why the Transformers keep coming to Earth.