Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Injury makes Australia in Back Foot In @nd ODI against India in Nagpur

Injured Australian fast bowlers Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson have been ruled out of the second one-day international against India to be played in Nagpur on Wednesday.

Lee was detected with a mild elbow damage following the opening game at Vadodara, while scans showed Johnson had sustained a minor ankle strain while fielding.

The injuries are minor and both are expected to play in the third game of in the seven-match series.

All rounder James Hopes had previously been ruled out of conflict for the Nagpur game due to a cramp injury.

New South Wales all rounder Moises Henriques has been called up as cover and will stay with the squad until after game four, the Courier Mail reports.

Henriques will leave Australia on Tuesday night and will arrive in New Delhi on Wednesday.

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