Injury Scare for Wriddhiman Saha Ahead of Sri Lanka Series

Wriddhiman Saha injured his thumb on the first day of the Duleep Trophy semi-final vs South Zone and did not come out to bat on Friday as East Zone's innings was terminated at 62/9. He has been selected to play for India in the first three ODIs vs Sri Lanka after Mahendra Singh Dhoni was rested.

updated: October 24, 2014 21:49 IST
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Wriddhiman Saha
Will Uthappa (L) make the cut if Saha (R) fails to recover in time?


Bengal wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha, who was selected to replace skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the India squad for the first three ODIs against Sri Lanka starting from November 2, was left with a bruised thumb in East Zone's humiliating Duleep Trophy semi-final loss by an innings and 118 runs against South.

East were bundled out for 84 in the first innings and their second essay was terminated at 62/9 as Saha did not come out to bat in Lahli. Saha had bagged a golden duck in the first innings.

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