Back problem may keep Umesh Yadav out of 2nd Test vs England

Ashok Dinda has been called in as a replacement for the pacer who underwent a scan ahead of the Test starting Friday.

updated: November 21, 2012 20:12 IST
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Mumbai: Indian fast bowler Umesh Yadav was on Wednesday, rendered doubtful for the second cricket Test against England, starting Friday, due to a lower back problem.

Yadav, who picked up four wickets in the first match in Ahemedabad, underwent a scan and did not turn up for the practice session.

Bengal paceman Ashok Dinda has been called as a cover for Yadav. Incidentally, Dinda was called up as cover for Ishant Sharma as well.

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