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India lose bowling duo

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Sreesanth: injured shoulder

India fast bowlers Shantha Sreesanth and Rudra Pratap Singh have been ruled out of the first Test against Pakistan, which starts in Delhi on Thursday.

Sreesanth is nursing a shoulder injury, while Singh is struggling with a side strain. Munaf Patel has been called up as a replacement.

Zaheer Khan and Munaf are the only two fast bowlers in India's squad for the first match of the three-Test series.

However, there was some good news for India - wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is recovering well from his ankle knock and should be fit for the series-opener.