Thursday, October 15, 2009

Dravid alone for Australia ODIs

India has alone accomplished batsman Rahul Dravid from the band for the aboriginal two amateur of the accessible one-day all-embracing alternation adjoin Australia.

Dravid, 36, was recalled afterwards two years for the contempo Champions Trophy, but denticulate alone 80 runs and India did not ability the semifinals.

The band called Thursday included uncapped fast bowler Sudeep Tyagi, who represented Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.

Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh, who skipped the Champions Trophy due to injuries, were additionally included in the squad.

Sehwag recovered from accept abrasion which additionally prevented the accent batsman from aggressive in this year's Twenty20 World Cup.

Yuvraj abiding a feel abrasion during convenance aloof two canicule afore India faced Pakistan in the Champions Trophy. The selectors apprehend him to be accessible for the additional bout of the accessible series.

"It is accessible that he may be able to comedy the aboriginal bout as well, but the selectors are brash that he would be absolutely fit for the additional bold (on Oct. 28)," said N. Srinivasan, secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

Virat Kohli, who replaced Yuvraj in the Champions Trophy and accomplished as India's top run-getter in the tournament, was retained in squad

India squad MS Dhoni (capt/wk), Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Ashish Nehra, Munaf Patel, Sudeep Tyagi, Praveen Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra.