Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Indian Squad for SriLanka Test Series

Indian Squad for SriLanka Test Series:

Anil Kumble (c), Virender Sehwag (v-c), Sourav Ganguly , Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid , VVS Laxman, Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Ishant Sharma, Zaheer Khan , RP Singh, Munaf Patel , Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Kaarthick, Pragyan Ojha and Parthiv Patel.

Pragyan Ojha and Rohit Sharma are the new faces to the test squad, but they have played ODIs & T20s.

M S Dhoni pulls out for rest.

Wasim Jaffer , an out-of-form Yuvraj Singh and struggling pacer Irfan Pathan are dropped.

Sreesanth , who is nursing a side strain, has also been left out of the squad. (reason?)


July/August 2008
Wed 23 - Sun 27 1st Test - Sri Lanka v India Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
Thu 31 - Mon 4 2nd Test - Sri Lanka v India Galle International Stadium
Fri 8 - Tue 12 3rd Test - Sri Lanka v India P Saravanamuttu Stadium, Colombo

Dhoni, Pathan's & Sreesanth should be back for the 5 match ODI series starting August 18th, 2008
& Champions Trophy starts on Sept 13th with campaign against Australia,
then Sep 16th against West Indies and Sept 20th against Pakistan.
Sep 22, 24 and 26 are semi finals and finals days.

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