Sachin Tendulkar resumes training after undergoing hand surgery

Sachin Tendulkar, who has retired from ODIs and T20 internationals, has not played a game since injuring his hand on May 13 when batting and retiring hurt with an unbeaten 38 against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. He missed the Mumbai Indians' last five games.

updated: August 31, 2013 15:20 IST
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Mumbai: Senior Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has started batting in the nets and is looking forward to the Champions League Twenty20 after recuperating from a surgery for a hand injury sustained during the Indian Premier League this year. (CLT20 to be Sachin's last short format dash, no Ponting in Mumbai squad)

"Yes. I had surgery on my hand for the injury I sustained during the IPL match in May. I have already started batting in the nets since last ten days and I am looking forward to the Champions League," said Tendulkar on Saturday when asked about news reports that he underwent a surgery in London last month.

Champions League T20 tournament is scheduled to be held in different Indian cities from September 21 to October 6, with the qualifiers scheduled from September 17.

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