Hindustan Times (Jalandhar)

Di­nesh Karthik to re­place in­jured Wrid­dhi­man Saha


NEW DELHI: Wrid­dhi­man Saha was ruled out of the third Test against South Africa in Jo­han­nes­burg due to a ham­string in­jury and he will be re­placed by Di­nesh Karthik. Saha suf­fered an up­per left ham­string ten­don in­jury dur­ing train­ing ahead of the sec­ond Test match and his place was taken by Parthiv Pa­tel. “The Selec­tion Com­mit­tee has named Di­nesh Karthik as the re­place­ment for Wrid­dhi­man Saha for the third and fi­nal Test against South Africa. He is set to join the team be­fore the third Test,” the BCCI Act­ing Sec­re­tary Amitabh Choud­hary said. Karthik, play­ing the Syed Mush­taq Ali T20 tour­na­ment , is set to join the team be­fore the third Test match.

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