Virender Sehwag has come out to end the speculations on whether he was dropped or rested for the Asia Cup. The dashing opener who is struggling to score any good scores in Australia has confirmed that he had asked the BCCI to rest him for the Asia Cup. As suspected, Sehwag is struggling with back spasms something which was also revealed by MS Dhoni in one of the earlier CB Series matches.
It is learnt from some news sources that Sehwag had decided to rest following the Indian team physio Evan Speechly’ advice. Speechly had submitted fitness reports of Virender Sehwag and also Zaheer Khan and Umesh Yadav to the BCCI following which the Selectors had decided not to consider the three for Selection in the Asia Cup Squad.