India ODI specialist, right-arm medium-pacer Praveen Kumar has withdrawn from the upcoming ODI series against South Africa due to an injury to his right elbow. BCCI secretary N Srinivasan announced on Tuesday that fast bowler Ishant Sharma, who played in the Test series will fly in as his replacement on Wednesday.
India vs South Africa 1st ODI at Durban
Series: India tour of South Africa -2010-11
Schedule: Jan 12 (12:30 GMT, 6 PM IST, 14:30)
Praveen Kumar played the only Twenty20 International on the tour at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on 9 January. India won the one-off match by 21 runs.