Aaradhya Yadav to replace injured Vasu Vats in Indian squad at ICC U19 Cricket World Cup
Antigua, January 29, 2022
Aaradhya Yadav will replace the injured Vasu Vats in the India squad at the ongoing ICC Under-19 Men's Cricket World Cup 2022 in the West Indies.
"The ICC has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2022 has approved Aaradhya Yadav as a replacement for Vasu Vats in the India squad," a press release from the International Cricket Council (ICC) said today.
"Vats has sustained a hamstring injury and will be unable to take any further part in the event. The replacement of a player requires the approval of the Event Technical Committee before the replacement player can be officially added to the squad," it said.
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 will face Bangladesh in the Super League semi-final at Coolidge Cricket Ground here on Saturday.