Sehwag out of T20 World Cup

Posted by : Arunkumar . U | Wednesday, April 21, 2010 | Published in

New Delhi, Apr 20 (PTI) India's Twenty20 World Cup attack suffered a anatomy draft today with accent opener Virender Sehwag actuality disqualified out of the clash because of a accept injury.

The selectors called in-form Tamil Nadu batsman Murali Vijay as his replacement, while allotment Gautam Gambhir the fresh carnality captain. "Virender Sehwag has abiding a accept abrasion and has been brash blow for three-four weeks. He has appropriately been disqualified out of the ICC World T20," BCCI secretary N Srinivasan said in a statement.

"The ICC's Technical Committee has acceptable a backup for him. The All-India Senior Selection Committee has appropriately best Murali Vijay," he added. Incidentally, Sehwag had been afflicted in the 2009 copy of the T20 World Cup as able-bodied back he travelled to England with the band but did not comedy a game.

The adventurous opener has been rather chastened in the advancing Indian Premier League area his aggregation Delhi Daredevils could not ability the semifinals. Sehwag did comedy the Daredevils' aftermost IPL bout adjoin Deccan Chargers on Sunday but his addition with the bat was a bald eight afore Chaminda Vaas removed him.

In contrast, Chennai Super Kings batsman Vijay has been in amazing anatomy in the IPL and the highlight was his amazing 56-ball 127 adjoin Rajasthan Royals.