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Bone defect rules Santner out of action, CSK to miss him in IPL

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

(CSK) will miss the services of in the upcoming season as the all-rounder has been ruled out of action for about nine months due to a bone defect in his knee, requiring

Santner was today omitted from his country's Test team after scans showed he needed a said Santner felt some discomfort while playing and scans showed a "bone defect" had deteriorated.

The in-form Santner had been picked up by CSK during the auctions for Rs 50 lakh and was expected to play a key role for the team.

"It is too early to decide now. We will take a call on the replacement for Santner in due course after consulting with the (Stephen Fleming) and (Dhoni)," a told

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 21:40 IST