New Delhi: Ishant Sharma has got another lease of life in the shorter format with the lanky pacer being included in the Indian ODI squad for the ongoing series against West Indies after Mohit Sharma was ruled out from the remaining four matches due to injury.

“Mohit Sharma has aggravated his bilateral shin pain, and has therefore been ruled out of the ongoing India vs West Indies ODI series. The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Ishant Sharma as his replacement in the Indian squad,” informed BCCI via a press release.

Ishant, who is a Test regular, last played an ODI in January against New Zealand and will certainly look to make an impression before the upcoming 2015 World Cup.

Ishant a veteran of 58 Tests and 72 ODIs, was not present for the practice session of the game, while Mohit and Mohammed Shami were also missing from the nets.

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