Sehwag to be out of action till October

Published: Friday, June 19, 2009, 15:43 [IST]
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Sehwag out for four months

New Delhi: India's explosive batsman Virender Sehwag will remain out of action for the next four months and is likely to miss the upcoming Champions Trophy in September.

Sehwag is currently under rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), Bangalore as he recovers from the shoulder injury which kept him out of the ICC World Twenty20. The batsman earlier underwent a surgey on June 11 after a lesion was indentified on his shoulder.

Sehwag had undergone on a surgery on June 11 after a lesion was identified in his shoulder, missed the entire matched in the T20 world cup.

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Sehwag had sustained the injury during the semi-finals of the IPL, where he was captaining Delhi Daredevils against the eventual champions Deccan Chargers.

The uncertainty over his injury even led to reports of a rift between him and the captain MS Dhoni.

The Champions Trophy, which starts on September 24, is India's next scheduled assignment after the upcoming short trip to the Caribbean, where the team would play 4 ODIs.

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