Mumbai Indians to Name Captain for CLT20 in 24 Hours: Coach John Wright

Mumbai Indians coach John Wright said the side had to think long and hard before deciding that Rohit Sharma should miss the Champions League Twenty20 this year due to his injuries.

updated: September 10, 2014 16:51 IST
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Rohit Sharma had sustained an injury in England.

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Raipur: Defending champions Mumbai Indians' head coach John Wright said that the side will name a replacement skipper by Thursday after Rohit Sharma was ruled outof the Champions League Twenty20.

Sharma sustained a fracture in the middle finger during the second ODI against England at Cardiff and missed the remaining 3 ODIs and the one-off T20 that followed.

"Rohit Sharma will not be playing in this tournament. We thought for as long as possible. We will find who will lead the side in next 24 hours," Wright said in a press conference here today.

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