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Dhoni ruled out of Asia Cup

Source : IBNS
Last Updated: Thu, Feb 20, 2014 15:47 hrs

Indian cricket team skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been ruled out of the forthcoming Asia Cup, to be played in Bangladesh, due to a side-strain injury.

"MS Dhoni has been ruled out of the forthcoming Asia Cup, to be played in Bangladesh, in February-March 2014. He sustained a Grade I left side-strain injury during the course of the second Test against New Zealand. He will be undergoing rehabilitation for ten days," BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said in a statement on Thursday.

He sustained a Grade I left side-strain injury during the course of the second Test against New Zealand.



He will be undergoing rehabilitation for ten days.

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked Dinesh Kartik as his replacement in the Indian squad for the tournament.

Virat Kohli will lead India in the competition.

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