Sehwag ruled out of Bangladesh match

Published: Friday, June 5, 2009, 17:45 [IST]
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London: India's explosive opener Virender Sehwag was on Friday ruled out of India's opening ICC World Twenty20 match against Bangladesh scheduled to be played on Saturday.

Rohit Sharma will replace him as opener in the India's inaugural match.

Sehwag suffered injury after the team's arrival in England, forcing Dhoni to gamble with 22-year-old Rohit Sharma at the top of the order with Gautam Gambhir in the India's warm up matches.

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Rohit who replaced Sehwag in the warm-up game against Pakistan at the Oval, scored a superb 80 off 53 balls which helped India to crush Pakistan by nine wickets.

India play Bangladesh in their opening game at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Saturday.


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