Dhoni to lead India in 2011 World CupBy ANI
Monday, January 17, 2011
CHENNAI - The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced India’s dream team for the 2011 World Cup, which would be led by wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
The national cricket selection committee led by its chairman K Srikanth, which picked India’s final 15-member squad for the ICC cricket World Cup, has named opening batsman Virender Sehwag as Dhoni’s deputy.
The others selected in the squad are Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir, Suresh Raina,Yuvraj Singh, Yusuf Pathan, Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh, Virat Kohli, Ashish Nehra, Praveen Kumar, Munaf Patel, R. Ashwin and Piyush Chawla.
“We have the confidence the team will win the world cup and do the nation proud. Injuries are not a worry for us. We have selected the best probable squad,” Srikanth told reporters after announcing the squad.
Mumbai’s middle order batsman Rohit Sharma and pacers Ishant Sharma and S. Sreesanth have not made it to the squad, which comprises, seven batsmen, four pacers and three spinners. (ANI)
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