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COLOMBO (Reuters) - Opener Virender Sehwag will miss the Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka with a hamstring injury.
Team manager Ranjib Biswal said Sehwag suffered the injury during India's three-wicket win over Pakistan at Dambulla on Saturday and has been ordered to rest.
Sehwag will return home later on Monday, Biswal said. Dinesh Kartik is tipped to take Sehwag's place.
Sehwag also missed the World Twenty20 this year in the West Indies due to a shoulder injury.
The tournament final is on Thursday, although India and Sri Lanka meet first in a dead rubber on Tuesday.