Sehwag resumes practice after taking a break

Updated: 12 January 2010 14:56 IST

Virender Sehwag is back in action after skipping team training for the last few days as he turned up for practice on Tuesday ahead of the tri-series final.

Sehwag resumes practice after taking a break

Mirpur:

Vice-captain Virender Sehwag is back in action after skipping team training for the last few days as he turned up for practice on Tuesday ahead of the cricket tri-series final against Sri Lanka on Wednesday.

Sehwag, who was rested for India's last two matches, did not join practice on Saturday and was not seen with the team on Sunday and Monday but turned up today for an optional net session along with four other team-mates.

On his absence, he said he had got permission from the team management to rest but will play tomorrow's final.

"I was given rest by the team management and I enjoyed my it (at team hotel)," he said after having around two-hour net session at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium indoor facilities along with Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.

"I will play in the final and I hope I will do well to win the series," said the dashing opener who has scored 47 and 9 in the two matches he had played so far.

Sehwag did not agree that India's bowling woes would affect their chances in the summit clash.

"We have been playing against Sri Lanka with these bowlers in the past two-three months and they have done well.

I think they will do well tomorrow with Zaheer Khan returning and he was brilliant in that match against Sri Lanka (on Sunday)."

On Virat Kohli's fine run in form, Sehwag said the youngster should not be put under pressure.

"He is in fine form. A century and a 71 and 91, but we should allow him to enjoy his game. He is young and we should not put him under pressure," said Sehwag.

He said a lot would depend on winning the toss but the team will have to post a big total in case Mahendra Singh Dhoni do not call the coin correctly and they are put into bat.

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