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Tendulkar suffers injury setback

Sachin Tendulkar
Tendulkar has struggled with injury for some time

India's star batsman Sachin Tendulkar will miss the upcoming tri-series in Bangladesh and the Asia Cup in Pakistan with a groin problem.

Tendulkar missed Two test matches against South Africa last month after the groin injury flared up.

He then took an extended rest before returning to action in a domestic Twenty20 tournament.

India will face Bangladesh and Pakistan in the limited-overs tri-series, scheduled to begin on 8 June.

As well as India and hosts Pakistan, the Asia Cup features Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates.


The tournament takes place between 24 June and 6 July.

Niranjan Shah, secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, confirmed: "Tendulkar is not available. He has not recovered sufficiently."

see also
Age catching up with Tendulkar
29 Jul 07 |  England

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