Tendulkar was carrying the problem for a while but the injury aggravated just before the initial game of the series at Chester-le-Street on Saturday, finally paving the way for Parthiv Patel`s final moment inclusion to the playing 11.
Tendulkar has been ruled out of the on-going ODI sequence against England due to a foot pain. He’s been suggested rest for a month. The All-India Senior Selection Committee has selected S Badrinath to substitute him,” BCCI secretary N Srinivasan says in a report.Badrinath, who made his ODI first appearance against Sri Lanka in the year 2008, has scored 79 runs in 7 matches so far.
Badrinath was also in the team for India`s tour of West Indies a few months ago, but didn’t impress. It’s been a devastating trip for India as numerous top cricketers suffered problems at different phases.