Injured Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of 3rd Test against New Zealand

Kolkata, Oct 3: India opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the third and final Test against New Zealand, the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) media manager said here on Monday (October 3).

Match scorecard; Shikhar taken to hospital

The third Test starts from Saturday (October 8) in Indore. India have already taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

Shikhar Dhawan is in pain as he is hit on his left thumb by a Trent Boult delivery in Kolkata Test

Dhawan, who picked up a knock on his left thumb from a Trent Boult delivery in the third over of India's second innings on Sunday, has suffered a fracture and is advised at least 15 days' rest.

India won the second Test at the Eden Gardens by 178 runs to claim the top sport in the Test rankings.


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