Sehwag returns, Dravid ‘rested’ for first two ODIs against Pak

November 14th, 2007 - 2:57 am ICT by admin  
Chairman of the selection committee of the BCCI, Dilip Vengsarkar, said that Dravid ’s name does not feature in the list as he has been ‘rested’.

The new squad was chosen at a meeting of the selection committee here.

Apart from Dravid, Dinesh Karthik has also been left out of the squad.

Gautam Gambhir, who recently recovered from a groin strain, has been included in the team.

Uttar Pradesh all rounder Praveen Kumar is the only new face in the team.

The series will kick off on November 5, with the first ODI in Guwahati. The second ODI will be played in Mohali on November 8.

Squad for first two one-dayers: Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Robin Uthappa, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt and wk), Irfan Pathan, Praveen Kumar, Zaheer Khan, RP Singh, Sreesanth, Harbhajan Singh, Murali Kartik. (ANI)

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