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ICC World Twenty20: Manish Pandey or Ajinkya Rahance could replace Yuvraj in the semifinal
The stage is set for the big World T20 semifinal between India and the West Indies on Thursday, but injury worries could force the Indian team to make important changes in their playing XI. Left-handed batsman Yuvraj Singh's injury has opened the doors for Ajinkya Rahane and Manish Pandey.

According to BCCI, Yuvraj Singh had sustained an ankle injuring when he took off for a run in the match against Australia on Sunday at Mohali. Soon after arriving in Mumbai, he went for an MRI scan. As reported a senior batsman is doing his rehab and he might be fit for the semifinal.

If Yuvraj doesn't become fully fit, then either Rahane or Pandey will replace him in the playing XI.

Pandey's last match for India was against Australia in the fifth and final ODI in Sydney, in which he scored a maiden century.

Skipper MS Dhoni after the win against Australia on Sunday said, "I don't know whether we should make changes but it is possible, depending on the wicket. We have to see Yuvraj's injury as well. We would definitely like to have a replacement ready if the physio says his injury is bad."

Ahead of the all important clash, Karnataka batsman Pandey has already arrived in Mumbai, while Mumbaikar Ajinkya Rahane, who had been warming the bench so far is also match fit and prepared. Even ahead of the match against Australia on Sunday, Rahane had an extended net session at the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.

Yuvraj, who had been dismissed for 21 against Australia, looked in pain after twisting his ankle and had to be attended by the physio in the middle. 

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