'Bring on Amit Mishra against England'

The BCCI named left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha as Harbhajan Singh's replacement, but in all probability Amit Mishra, despite not hitting the high notes in the warm-up game against Somerset, will get the nod.

updated: August 04, 2011 20:11 IST
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Mumbai: Who said things couldn't get worse for the Indian cricket team on the injury front?

On Wednesday, Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh were ruled out for the rest of the four-Test series in England through abdominal and hand injuries respectively.

India's litany of woes continue after Virender Sehwag was ruled out for the initial part of the tour due to a shoulder operation. Not long after the Lord's Test started, Zaheer Khan pulled a hamstring and has yet to return to the field. In the second Test at Trent Bridge which came after the 196-run caning at Lord's, Gautam Gambhir could not be fit enough to be in the playing XI due to an injury suffered on his elbow in the latter half of the Lord's Test.

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