Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Zaheer Khan injured and so not playing Sri Lanka tour
India are set to miss the services of their prime bowler Zaheer Khan who is set miss the entire tour due to his shoulder injury. Zaheer Khan was rested for the Zimbabwe tour but he played in the Asia Cup and performed decently well. Zaheer Khan injury adds a lot responsibility on the shoulders of Ishant Sharma and SreeSanth.
Zaheer Khan replacement has been announced and he is Abhimanyu Mithun. He has been given this chance ahead of seasoned bowlers like RP Singh, Nehra because of his impressive run in the Ranji Trophy. He is the highest wicket taker in Ranji Trophy and that is the main reason for giving him a chance ahead of other fast bowlers.