Ishant to miss first ODI against England

November 12th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Fast bowler Ishant Sharma will miss the first one-dayer against England Friday due to an ankle sprain.Ishant, who was the pick of Indian bowlers in the just-concluded Test series against Australia, has been advised rest for five days.

“He is undergoing his rehabilitation and is making good progress,” Board of Control for Cricket in India said in a statement Wednesday.

Ishant took 15 wickets in four Tests against Australia and was adjudged man of the series.

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