Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Squad of India team in Asia Cup

BCCI selectors have announced their 15-man ODI squad ahead of the Asia Cup which is going to start in Pakistan from June 24-July 6. You may shock to see the squad where Indian batting trio is missing. Two surprising name Yusuf Pathan and Pragyan Ojha have become successful to catch the attention of national selectors with their good performance in the inaugural Indian Premier League (IPL). Indian former captain Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly have been ruled out from the squad. Little master Sachin Tendulkar has not yet fully recovered from groin injury. India team is in Group-B with old rival team Pakistan and Hong Kong. They will play two one-day matches. The most batting sensation and highest bidding player in IPL MS Dhoni will lead his team.

Squad: M S Dhoni (captain), Yuvraj Singh (vice-captain), Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir , Rohit Sharma, Irfan Pathan , Robin Uthappa, Suresh Raina, S Sreesanth, Yusuf Pathan, Ishant Sharma, Praveen Kumar, RP Singh, Piyush Chawla , Pragyan Ojha.

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