RP, Sreesanth ruled out of 2nd Test

Updated: 25 November 2007 11:02 IST

The Indian pace duo of Rudra Pratap Singh and S Sreesanth were on Saturday ruled out of the second Test against Pakistan due to injuries.

New Delhi:

The Indian pace duo of Rudra Pratap Singh and S Sreesanth were on Saturday ruled out of the second Test against Pakistan due to injuries.

The two fast bowlers are not playing in the first Test at Ferozeshah Kotla.

While R P Singh is nursing a thigh strain, Sreesanth has an injured shoulder.

"RP and Sreesanth have been ruled out for the second Test," BCCI Secretary Niranjan Shah said.

Sreesanth cracked a bone in his left shoulder when he was fielding during the fifth and final one-day international against Pakistan last Sunday.

Pakistani bowling attack has also been weakened after pacer Umar Gul was ruled out of the second Test due to a back sprain.

The second Test will be played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, from November 30.

Topics : Cricket Jacques Kallis RP Singh Sreesanth
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