Mumbai have replaced experienced and injured all-rounder Abhishek Nayar with Javed Khan for their fifth round Group A Ranji Trophy league cricket match against Madhya Pradesh at the Wankhede Stadium here from January 5-8.
Nayar, it is learnt, has a hairline fracture on his toe. However, the Mumbai team management is the injury to be healed soon.
The 40-time champions took first innings points from Bengal in their previous game ahead of their second home game of the season. Mumbai had opened their campaign at their home citadel by suffering a shock defeat against Jammu and Kashmir before improving their show.
The Squad: Suryakumar Yadav (capt), Aditya Tare, Shrideep Mangela, Siddhesh Lad, Akhil Herwadkar, Shreyas Iyer, Sufiyan Shaikh, Sarfraz Khan, Iqbal Abdulla, Akshay Girap, Shardul Thakur, Wilkin Mota, Badre Alam, Kshemal Waingankar, Javed Khan.
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