World Cup: Selectors to pick 15-member Indian team Monday

January 14th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS  

Virender Sehwag New Delhi, January 14 (IANS) India’s cricket selectors will meet Monday to pick the 15-member squad for the World Cup that will be played in the sub-continent from February 19. The selection committee, headed by chairman Kris Srikkanth, will have the task of choosing the best team from the list of 30 probables.

“The senior selection committee will meet on Monday to select the Indian team for the World Cup,” Indian cricket board secretary N. Srinivasan said in a statement.

India are in Group B along with co-hosts Bangladesh, as also England, South Africa, the West Indies, Ireland and Netherlands. India face Bangladesh in the opening match slated for Feb 19 in Dhaka. Sri Lanka is the other host nation.

Probables: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra, S. Sreesanth, Munaf Patel, Ishant Sharma, Vinay Kumar, Murali Vijay, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Ajinkya Rahane, Sourav Tiwary, Yusuf Pathan,Parthiv Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha, Dinesh Karthik,Shikhar Dhawan, Amit Mishra, Piyush Chawla, Cheteshwar Pujara, Pragyan Ojha, Praveen Kumar.

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