New Delhi: Team India suffered a major blow after its in-form player Ambati Rayudu was ruled out of rest of the Zimbabwe tour due to injury.
The BCCI medical team today confirmed the news saying Rayudu has been ruled out of the remaining part of India's tour of Zimbabwe due to an injury that he sustained while playing the 2nd ODI.
Rayudu showed top form in the two ODIs to have taken place so far, scoring 124 not out and 41 respectively.
Rajasthan Royals player Sanju Samson has been named as Rayudu's replacement.
The Kerala cricketer rose to prominence with his exploits for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL. He has played 21 First-Class games, besides 29 List A matches and 67 T20s.
Team India yesterday displayed an all-round performance to register a commendable 62-run victory over Zimbabwe in the second ODI.
In first ODI, India defeated Zimbabwe by 4 runs.
The third ODI will be played on Sunday at the Harare Sports Club.