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Videocon Cup: Tendulkar doubtful for opener

India received setback when Sachin was declared doubtful for opening match of the tri-series against Pak.
PTI | By Press Trust of India, Amsterdam
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2004 09:34 AM IST

India received a major setback when batting ace Sachin Tendulkar was declared doubtful for the opening match of the triaingular one-day cricket tournament on Saturday.

"Tendulkar has a tennis elbow and is doubtful for tomorrow's game," skipper Sourav Ganguly said on Friday.

Rohan Gavaskar would step in for Tendulkar in case the star opening batsman is not fit for the match, Ganguly said.

India take on Pakistan in the series opener on Saturday, before clashing with world champions Australia on Monday.

The third and final league match pits the Aussies against Pakistan while the final is scheduled for August 28.

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