Sibsankar Roy replaces injured Mandeep in India Blue

Updated: Sep 23, 2013, 15:57 PM IST

New Delhi: Sibsankar Roy today replaced all-rounder Mandeep Singh in the India Blue Squad for the NKP Salve Challenger Trophy after the latter was ruled out for three weeks due to a finger injury.

"Mandeep Singh has sustained a finger injury, and has been ruled out of action for three weeks," BCCI Secretary Sanjay Patel said in a statement.

The tournament will be played in Indore from September 26 to September 29.

The 22-year-old Roy has played 17 first-class matches, scoring 704 runs at an average of 26.07. His list A tally of runs stands at 623 at an average of 28.31.