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BCCI Staff in Mumbai 20 February 2014 - 07:53pm IST

Injured Dhoni out of Asia Cup

Dinesh Kartik named as replacement, Virat to lead


M.S. Dhoni has been ruled out of the forthcoming Asia Cup, to be played in Bangladesh, in February-March 2014.

He sustained a Grade I left side-strain injury during the course of the second Test against New Zealand. He will be undergoing rehabilitation for ten days.

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked Dinesh Kartik as his replacement in the Indian squad for the tournament.

Virat Kohli will lead India in the competition.

Sanjay Patel
Hony. Secretary