Dhoni, Harbhajan declared fit for SAfrica Test series

New Delhi, Mar 21 (UNI) To the relief of Indian cricket fans, one-day captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh today cleared their fitness test and are now eligible to play in the home series against South Africa next week.

''As per the report both the players have recovered from injuries and passed the required Physical Fitness Test and both are available for South Africa Series,'' the BCCI said in a statement.

While Harbhajan was nursing a left hamstring injury, Dhoni was recuperating from a sprain in the fourth finger of his right hand picked up during the tour of Australia.

However, both of them cleared the fitness test conducted by physiotherapist Paul Close in Bangalore.


Story first published: Friday, March 21, 2008, 17:03 [IST]
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