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Sehwag ruled out of T20 WC, Murali Vijay drafted in

Last updated on: April 20, 2010 18:19 IST

Virender Sehwag been ruled out of the ICC T20 World Cup.

In-form Tamil Nadu batsman Murali Vijay will replace him in India's squad bound for the West Indies.

Sehwag sustained a shoulder injury during the Indian Premier League and was advised rest for three to four weeks.

"The ICC's Technical Committee has permitted a replacement for him," read a statement from the Board of Control for Cricket in India, adding, "the All-India Senior Selection Committee has accordingly picked Murali Vijay."

Gautam Gambhir will now be the vice-captain of the team.