Saha and Vijay ruled out of final Test

India

Wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha and opening batsman Murali Vijay have both been ruled out of final Test against Sri Lanka after picking up injuries in the ongoing second Test at the P.Sara Oval.

Saha picked up an injury in his lower hamstring while batting in the second innings and retired hurt but came back into bat at the fall of the seventh wicket.

However he did not keep wicket when India came out to field with Lokesh Rahul taking the gloves when the visitors bowled.

Vijay came into the match with a hamstring strain and missed the first Test but scored 82 in the second innings of the current match.

A BCCI release said he "sustained mild re-occurrence on his pre-existing injury in his right hamstring and would need further strength training to recover completely".

The uncapped Test duo of Naman Ojha, a wicket-batsman, and batsman Karun Nair have been called up to the squad as replacements.

The final Test of the series starts on the 28 August in Colombo.

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