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No Sachin for last two West Indies ODIs

Dec 05, 2011 at 01:33pm IST

New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar will not be in India's ODI squad for the last two matches of the series against the visiting West Indies team, sources told CNN-IBN on Monday.

Tendulkar, who last played in an ODI in the final of the World Cup on April 2, 2011, will instead depart early for Australia with a few other members of the Test squad on Thursday.

Reports during the weekend had indicated that Tendulkar may play in the ODIs in Indore and Chennai on December 8 and 11 respectively after being rested for the first three matches of the series that India leads 2-0, with the third match to be played on Monday in Ahmedabad.

No Sachin for last two West Indies ODIs

Sachin Tendulkar will fly early to Australia to prepare for India's upcoming Test tour.

The Kris Srikkanth-led selection panel will meet on Monday to pick the squad for the last two ODIs against the West Indies besides choosing a replacement for the injured pacer Praveen Kumar for the upcoming Tests against Australia.


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