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Rishabh Pant’s Debut In WC, Replaces Vijay Shankar, England Chose To Bat

As England gets ready to lock horns against India in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, both the teams have decided to make some changes before their crucial match. As per the India team, Rishabh Pant has replaced Vijay Shankar and is all set to make his World Cup 2019 debut at Edgbaston, Birmingham against England. Earlier, Pant replaced Shikhar Dhawan in India’s squad as earlier in the tournament Dhawan got his thumb fractured on his way to a century against Australia. The 21-year-old, Pant has proven himself a countless number of times and has rightfully earned a place in the playing 11 of a World Cup match. England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss  and elected to bat first. Teams: India (Playing XI): Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Rishabh Pant, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni(w), Hardik Pandya, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah England (Playing XI): Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood.

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