The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced the Indian ODI team which will play a 3 One Day Series against the Australians in Kochi, Vishakapatnam and Goa. But the sad news is that, Sachin Tendulakar is being rested yet again. He played his last ODI which we cannot forget and he too won’t, the ODI in Gwalior where he scored a 200 not out. Read the rest of this entry
As an upset for the Indian Cricket team which is to tour for a Test series in Sri Lanka as Zaheer Khan, the Indian spear heard pacer was ruled out with a shoulder injury. The tour includes three Tests, followed by a tri-series in Dambulla, also involving New Zealand. Read the rest of this entry
Just when one third of the Indian Premier League is completed, Kris Srikkanth and co decided the final 15 players for the twenty twenty world Cup which will take place in West Indies starting April 29th.
It was a tough job to pick the 15 as there are many good players in the 30 man probables.
Young Pacer Ishant Sharma who was part of last year World Cup has been dropped giving a chance to Vinay Kumar.
But, some good performers till now in the IPL- Robin Uthappa, Saurabh Tiwary, Murali Karthik, Amit Mishra, Virat Kohli have not been considered.
The team is placed in group C along with the South Africans and Afghanisthan. Key players will be Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan who were missed in World Cup 2008.
MS Dhoni, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Piyush Chawla, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Vinay Kumar, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ravindra Jadeja, Praveen Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Karthik, Yusuf Pathan.
Not a lot of New lads in the man squad for the Indian team. Newbies are named in it. Both Karnatakans and Royal Challengers, lone centurion of IPL , Manish Pandey and Bowler R Vinay Kumar have been given a chance.
Madhya Pradesh wicket keeper Naman Ojha too has been given a spot in the man probables for his superb form in domestic cricket.
The rest of the team has no debutans. Wriddhiman Saha, Abhishek Nayar and Sudeep Tyagi are the other young guys.
The final squad will be decided before the ICC Deadline given. The World Cup starts on April 30 to May 16 in 2 venues in West Indies.
Munaf Patel, RP Singh and Piyush Chawla who were unable to make in the recent Indian teams have been included in the Probables
Even though Zak, Gauti and Yuvi are injured, they are added to the probables as they will surely recover from the injury.
Here goes the squad—
Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Yusuf Pathan, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Praveen Kumar, Sreesanth, Sudeep Tyagi, Rohit Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Ishant Sharma, Abhishek Nayar, Wriddhiman Saha, Naman Ojha, Piyush Chawla, Abhimanyu Mithun, Manish Pandey, RP Singh, Munaf Patel, M Vijay, Vinay Kumar, Amit Mishra, Pragyan Ojha, Virat Kohli, R Ashwin.