Mahmood and Amjad called up

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Sajid Mahmood

Sajid Mahmood has not featured for England since March 2007 © Getty Images

England have been forced to call up two replacements into their one-day squad in India following injuries to Stuart Broad and Andrew Flintoff in today's fifth one-day international.

Nottinghamshire seamer Broad is the biggest doubt for Saturday's sixth match in Guwahati after sustaining a left hamstring strain that forced him off the pitch before he completed his ninth over during the six-wicket defeat.

All-rounder Flintoff is also a concern after turning his left ankle for the second time in two matches, although England insist it is not the same part of the ankle that has been operated on four times.

With doubts to both players, the tourists have turned to the England Performance Programme Squad based in Bangalore and called up Lancashire seamer Sajid Mahmood and uncapped Kent seamer Amjad Khan.

Mahmood last played a one-day international during the 2007 World Cup and is yet to feature for England since Peter Moores took over as coach 18 months ago.

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