Tuesday, June 10, 2008

India vs Pakistan tri-nation ODI match: Squad of India team

India team is taking their last preparation before going to face their arch-rival Pakistan team in the tri-nation ODI tournament. Both teams will face each other at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This day/night basis ODI match will be played on 10th June, 2008. The duration of match start time is at 15:00 local time and 09:00 GMT. Neo Cricket will air this match Live & Exclusive in in India, Middle East, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
First time Indian team is going to play except their batting trio Sachin-Sourav-Dravid, who are seemed to be the pillar of Indian team. Some new faces have been selected in the national team. They are Pragyan Ojha, and Yusuf Pathan. Indian pace spearhead Shanthakumaran Sreesanth has been ruled out from the squad due to a side strain. He needs two week to recover from it. The tall 6 feet 4 inch fast bowler Manpreet Gony, who debuted for
Punjab last year, has replaced Sreesanth.
I know many of you may hurt to see this squad. However, youngsters are promised to do well and show their best performance as the opponent team is
Pakistan. Indian new coach Gary Kirsten will start his job with this match.
Squad of India team: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt), Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Piyush Chawla, Pragyan Ojha, Manpreet Gony, Rudra Pratap Singh, Ishant Sharma, Praveen Kumar.

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