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Kohli will be available for 2nd ODI: Dhoni

January 02, 2013 19:25 IST

Key batsman Virat Kohli, who suffered a foot injury in India's first ODI against Pakistan in Chennai, would be available for selection for the must-win second match in Kolkata, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said.

"Virat is available for selection for tomorrow's match," Dhoni said ahead of the second ODI at the Eden Gardens.

Virat KohliKohli suffered a foot injury while bowling the 41st over of Pakistan's run chase in the first ODI. He limped off the field after slipping in the delivery stride and landing on his knees. Suresh Raina finished off the last ball of the over.

The BCCI had said that Kohli's injury would be monitored and a decision on his availability for the second ODI would be taken after assessing his condition.

Photograph: BCCI

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