Aaradhya Yadav replaces Vasu Vats in India U-19 World Cup squad

Vasu Vats, who has sustained a hamstring injury, will be unable to take any further part in the event.

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REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE: The replacement of a player requires the approval of the Event Technical Committee.   -  GETTY IMAGES

The ICC's Event Technical Committee of the ongoing U-19 World Cup on Saturday approved Aaradhya Yadav as a replacement for injured all-rounder Vasu Vats in the India squad.

"Vats has sustained a hamstring injury and will be unable to take any further part in the event," the ICC said in a statement.

The replacement of a player requires the approval of the Event Technical Committee before the replacement player can be officially added to the squad.

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The Event Technical Committee consists of the chair Chris Tetley (ICC Head of Events), Ben Leaver (ICC Senior Event Manager), Fawwaz Baksh (Tournament Director), Roland Holder (CWI Representative), Alan Wilkins and Russel Arnold (both independent representatives).

India is set to face Bangladesh in the Super League semifinal on Saturday.

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