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Suresh Raina to miss Dharamsala ODI citing viral fever

ANI  |  Mumbai [India] 

Indian middle-order batsman Suresh Raina has been ruled out of the first ODI of the five-match series against due to viral fever.

While confirming the news, the further said that there would be no replacement for Raina in the team.

"The medical team has confirmed that Suresh Raina, who is recovering from a bout of viral fever, is ruled out of the first ODI of the Paytm ODI Trophy against New Zealand," the media release read.

Earlier, Raina, who played his last ODI match against in October last year, was recalled to the 15-man squad for the first three matches of the series against

India, who have recently completed a three-match series whitewash against New Zealand, will play the ODI series against the Kane Williamson-led side from October 16 in Dharamsala.

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First Published: Thu, October 13 2016. 14:48 IST