Yuvaraj to lead India Blue in Challengers TrophyOctober 12th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 12 (IANS) Yuvaraj Singh will lead India Blue in the Challengers Trophy cricket tournament to be held at Cuttack from Oct 23 to 26.The national selection committee, which met at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium Sunday, also named Tamil Nadu’s Subramaniam Badrinath and Mohammed Kaif as captains of the India Red and India Green sides, respectively.
Laxmipathy Balaji, who has been out of international cricket for over two years, has been picked to play for India Red.
India Blue: Yuvaraj Singh (capt), A. Rahane, Robin Uthappa, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Ravinder Singh, Irfan Pathan, Yogesh Takawale, Ashok Dinda, P. Sangwan, Amit Mishra, Arjun Yadav, Siddarth Trivedi, R. Ashwin.
India Red: S. Badrinath (capt), M. Vijay, F. Fazal, Manoj Tiwari, Rohit Sharma, Jaydev Shah, Abhishek Nayar, Wriddiman Saha (wk), Praveen Kumar, L. Balaji, Piyush Chawla, Vinay Kumar, Monish Parmar, Parthiv Patel.
India Green: Mohd. Kaif (capt), Shikar Dhawan, Naman Ojha, Suresh Raina, C. Pujara, S.S. Tiwari, Yusuf Pathan, L.R. Shukla, Manpreet Goni, R.P. Singh, Pargtan Ojha, Rajat Bhatia, Abhinav Kumar, Pankaj Singh.