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Peter Handscomb included for India ODIs
Australia tour of India

Peter Handscomb included for India ODIs

Batsman Peter Handscomb has been added to Australia's one-day squad in India as cover for the injured Aaron Finch, Cricket Australia said Friday.


Finch aggravated his right calf during Australia's warm-up on Thursday and pulled out of the rest of the training session to ice the damaged muscle.


The aggressive opener will not be available for the opening games of Australia's five-match ODI series against India this month.


"Aaron has had a scan in Chennai and although we believe it is not a serious recurrence, he will not be available for the first few one day matches here in India," team physio Alex Kountouris said in a statement.


"He will remain with the squad whilst we assess the injury and establish his return to play timelines."


The opening one-dayer starts in Chennai on Sunday.