Adelaide, Jan.28 : Indian pace spearhead Rudra Pratap Singh has been ruled out of the upcoming ODI tri-series Down Under involving India, Australia and Sri Lanka because of a hamstring injury.
The national selection committee in consultation with the team management has agreed to send Maharashtra fast bowler Munaf Patel as a replacement for him.
The paceman had bowled four overs during the Australian first innings on the second day of the fourth and final Test when he suffered the hamstring pull. The news from the Indian dressing room is that RP Singh has suffered a grade one hamstring tear and he would be out of action for two weeks.
Story first published: Monday, January 28, 2008, 18:16 [IST]
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