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Jul 13, 2012 at 06:17pm IST

Irfan to replace Vinay on Sri Lanka tour

New Delhi: Allrounder Irfan Pathan has been recalled to India's limited-overs squad for the tour of Sri Lanka after R Vinay Kumar was ruled out on Friday due to a hamstring injury.

"R Vinay Kumar suffered a Grade I right hamstring injury while training on 12th July, 2012. He will hence not be available for the forthcoming tour of Sri Lanka," BCCI honorary secretary Sanjay Jagdale said through a media release on Friday.

"He [Vinay] is expected to regain match-fitness in three weeks. The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Irfan Pathan as his replacement in the Indian squad," the release added.

Irfan to replace Vinay on Sri Lanka tour

Vinay Kumar has been ruled out due to a hamstring injury.

India are scheduled to play a five-match ODI series and a one-off Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka, with the first ODI to be played on July 21.

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