Centurion [South Africa], Jan 16 (ANI): Indian batsman Dinesh Karthik has been called in the national squad as a replacement for injured wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha for the third and the final Test of the three-match series against South Africa, beginning January 24 at the Wanderers Stadium in Sandton.
"The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Dinesh Karthik as the replacement for Wriddhiman Saha for the third and final Test against South Africa. He is set to join the team before the third Test," the BCCI said.
Saha sustained an upper left hamstring tendon injury during a training session on January 11 and that the BCCI Medical Team would now continue to monitor the 33-year-old's progress.
South Africa will resume their second innings at the overnight score of 90 for two on fourth day of the Test today. (ANI)