Dhawan replaces injured Vijay Shankar for last two ODIs against South Africa A

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All-rounder Vijay Shankar has been ruled out of the series due to an injury on his right thumb.

India A had defeated South Africa A by 69 runs in the first ODI of the five-match series on Thursday in Thiruvananthapuram. (Photo: AP/PTI)

Mumbai: Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan was added to India A squad on Friday for the fourth and fifth ODI matches against South Africa A.

All-rounder Vijay Shankar has been ruled out of the series due to an injury on his right thumb.

India A had defeated South Africa A by 69 runs in the first ODI of the five-match series on Thursday in Thiruvananthapuram.

Yuzvendra Chahal had displayed a spirited bowling performance as he scalped five wickets in the match. India A scored 327/6 as Shivam Dube played a knock of 79 runs.

South Africa A managed 258 runs, falling 69 runs short of the target.

The two teams will next lock horns in the second ODI on August 31.

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