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Suresh Raina to miss second ODI, yet to recover from fever

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Indian left handed batsmen Suresh Raina will not play the second ODI series against in Delhi's Feroze Shah Kotla stadium as he is yet to recover from viral fever.

"The Medical team has confirmed that Suresh Raina, who is recovering from a bout of viral fever and had missed the Dharamsala ODI, is ruled out of the second ODI against The team management has allowed Raina more time to recover. There will be no replacement in the team," the release stated.

The middle order batsmen, 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

outplayed New Zealand in the first ODI of the five-match series at the HPCA Stadium on Sunday.

Clinical performances from batting stalwart Virat Kohli and debutant Hardik Pandya with the ball helped defeat New Zealand by six wicket.

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First Published: Tue, October 18 2016. 22:09 IST