U-19 World Cup: Siddhesh Veer to replace injured Divyansh Joshi in India squad

Divyansh Joshi was ruled out after having dislocated his right shoulder in a one-day match.

Siddhesh Veer scored a half-century and an unbeaten 48 in the recent quadrangular series.

All-rounder Divyansh Joshi has been ruled out of the U-19 World Cup after having dislocated his shoulder while fielding in a Youth ODI against South Africa last month.

Siddhesh Veer has been chosen as his replacement.

The left-handed Veer scored a half-century and an unbeaten 48 in the two one-day matches he played in the recently-concluded quadrangular series in South Africa.

India squad for the U-19 World Cup

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Divyaansh Saxena, Priyam Garg (c), Dhruv Chand Jurel (wk), Shashwat Rawat, Siddhesh Veer, Shubhang Hegde, Ravi Bishnoi, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi, Atharva Ankolekar, Kumar Kushagra (wk), Sushant Mishra, Vidyadhar Patil.

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