Manish Pandey to replace injured Yuvraj Singh in ICC World T20 2016: Twitter reaction

With only a day left for the ultimate clash in the second semi-final match between India and West Indies in the ICC World T20 2016, team India suffered a massive blow. Middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh, twice a World-Cup winner for India, has been ruled out of the remainder of the tournament because of an ankle injury.

Yuvraj has been one of the most important players of the team so far in the tournament. Manish Pandey will replace him in the squad but whether he will get the chance to play or not, is still uncertain. Pandey taking the place of Yuvraj was confirmed by ICC on Wednesday, The ICC has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 has approved Manish Pandey as a replacement player for Yuvraj Singh in India s squad for the tournament. Yuvraj twisted his ankle while batting in the previous match against Australia in Mohali and has been ruled out of further participation in the tournament. The 26-year-old Pandey has played two T20Is, which were against Zimbabwe in Harare in July last year. He has also played four ODIs.

It also added further, Any injury or illness-based replacement requires a written submission to the Event Technical Committee along with a diagnosis from a medical practitioner as to the extent of the injury or illness. Once replaced, a player may not return to the squad save as an approved subsequent replacement for another injured or ill player.

With this big news coming ahead of the most important match for India, people on social media started reacting immediately and we bring you some of those reactions.