Indian team for West Indies tour announced

June 17th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI  

Sachin Tendulkar New Delhi, June 17(ANI): The Indian team for the upcoming West Indies tour was announced here on Wednesday.

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and left-arm pacer Zahir Khan have been rested, while Murali Vijay, S Badrinath and Abhishek Nayar were the surprise inclusion in the team which will play four ODIs that commence from June 26.

Suresh Raina has missed out due to a hairline fracture to his thumb, whereas fast bowler Ashish Nehra makes a comeback following his impressive performances for the Delhi Daredevils in this year’s IPL in South Africa.

Irfan Pathan was a surprise omission from the team.

The sixteen member team includes Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain and wicketkeeper), Yuvraj Singh (vice captain), Gautam Gambhir, Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Yusuf Pathan, Murali Vijay, S Badrinath, RP Singh, Praveen Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Abhishek Nayar, Ashish Nehra, Ravindra Jadeja and Dinesh Karthik. (ANI)

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