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Yuvraj Singh skips Team India practice after injury scare ahead of ICC World T20 2014 semi-final

Yuvraj Singh scored 60 runs against Australia in the ICC World T20 2014 © Getty Images
Yuvraj Singh scored 60 runs against Australia in the ICC World T20 2014 © Getty Images

Mirpur: Apr 2, 2014

In the lead up to the ICC World T20 2014 semi-final against South Africa, India had a scare as Yuvraj Singh hurt his left ankle. Due to the injury scare, Yuvraj took rest from practice on Wednesday.

Dr RN Baba, the media manager of the Indian team, confirmed in an email that Yuvraj had a blow on his left ankle, but is resting on Wednesday as a precaution.

The Indian team is training on Wednesday at the Narayanganj Osmani Stadium, in Fatullah, which is miles away from Mirpur where South Africa, West Indies and Sri Lanka scheduled their practice.

Yuvraj had a tough time earlier in the tournament, but roared back into form with an innings of 60 against Australia. India won that match by 73 runs.

India will face South Africa at Mirpur in the semi-final on Friday.

ICC World T20 2014 schedule: Match time table with venue details

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Colombo

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 24, 2014 (12:30 IST)   at Bulawayo

India tour of England 2014

Jul 27, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Southampton

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 6, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Galle

India tour of England 2014

Aug 7, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Manchester

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Afghanistan won by 2 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 20, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 8 wkts

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Zimbabwe won by 6 wkts

India tour of England 2014

Jul 17, 2014  at London

India won by 95 runs

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Jul 16, 2014  at Galle

South Africa won by 153 runs

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