Chennai: Chennai Super Kings opening batsman Abhinav Mukund was on Sunday ruled out of action for 10 days after he twisted his left ankle during a fielding practice session for the Indian Premier League tournament.

According to a posting on the team`s website quoting team physio Tommy Simsek and manager Russell Radhakrishnan, Mukund was given medical attention on the field and taken for a precautionary X-ray, which revealed he will be out of action for 10 days.

He injured himself during a practice session last evening.

The defending champions will to take on Mumbai Indians in the inaugural match of the fifth edition of the cash-rich tournament on April 4.