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Cricket-Injured Sehwag out of Asia Cup final

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Update: 2010-06-21 16:19:32

COLOMBO: Indian opener Virender Sehwag will miss the Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka with a hamstring injury.

Team manager Ranjib Biswal said Sehwag suffered the injury during India`s three-wicket win over Pakistan at Dambulla on Saturday and has been ordered to rest.

Sehwag will return home later on Monday, Biswal said. Dinesh Kartik is tipped to take Sehwag`s place.

Sehwag also missed the World Twenty20 this year in the West Indies due to a shoulder injury.

The tournament final is on Thursday, although India and Sri Lanka meet first in a dead rubber on Tuesday.

BDST: 1248hrs, June 22, 2010
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