MRI scan to determine Sourav Ganguly's injury

NAGPUR, OCT. 26. Indian team's physio, Andrew Leipus, said the pain in Sourav Ganguly's right groin muscle is similar to what the skipper had in Bangalore.

"Sourav was absolutely fine during the second Test in Chennai. He suffered the present one during practice two days ago," said the physio.

"We are going in for an MRI scan just to make sure that there is nothing seriously wrong. He might be having pain in the hip joint, but we will still have to find out the reason for it," said Leipus.

"He woke up this morning and said that he was not feeling good. So we have to hunt down the problem. And I can't say whether he will be fit for the next Test either," said the physio.

Leipus could not specify the duration Ganguly would need to recover. "Until we work out what exactly the problem is, I can't give an answer. We are going for a CT scan.... Err... bone scan tomorrow."

Speaking about Harbhajan Singh, Leipus said: "His is a bad case of gastroenteritis and he should be okay in a few days. I can't see him having any problem in being fit for the Mumbai Test. Irfan Pathan, too, should be fit for the final Test."

Different situation

Meanwhile, Australian Damien Martyn said the difference between this hundred and the last one in Chennai, was the situation. "The last one came when we had our backs to the wall. Today, we were just looking to be positive.

"We got good partnerships, but lost too many wickets by the end of the day. But if we can make 450 plus we'll be happy to take it. The ball is still got to nip around, that's the hope for the quicks, who would get a lot of assistance from it as the game goes by," he added.

Regarding him batting well in the sub-continent, Martyn, who scored two centuries in three Tests in Sri Lanka during Australia's last tour, said: "Probably just that we have been playing a lot of cricket here in the last 12 months. It's satisfying to get these runs in tough spinning conditions against world class bowlers. As a batsman you have to do well against the best and I am happy that I did."

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