NEW DELHI: Indian One-Day and Twenty20 skipper Mahindara Singh Dhoni has been ruled out of Asia Cup Twenty20 due to swear stomach pain, TheNewsTribe.com learnt from Indian media.
Test captain Virat kohli will lead Indian side in Asia up T20.
The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Parthiv Patel as the back-up wicket-keeper for the upcoming Asia Cup, 2016. He will join the team in Dhaka at the earliest.
“Parthiv has been summoned as precautionary measure,” team’s media manager Nishant Arora said.
The 30-year-old left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman, Parthiv Patel plays for Gujrat in the domestic circuit, and has had a good season at home, hitting a century each in Vijay Hazare and Deodhar Trophy tournaments.