Srikanth, selectors in Chennai to select India’s World Cup 2011 teamBy ANI
Monday, January 17, 2011
CHENNAI - The chairman of the national cricket selection committee, K Srikanth and the three other members of the committee have arrived here to pick the final squad for World Cup 2011.
The National selectors will select the 15-member Team India out of 30 probables.
According to the sources, selectors will select eight to nine batsmen and one extra wicketkeeper.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni will lead the Team India in the World Cup 2011, beginning from February 19.
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Suresh Raina, Yusuf Pathan Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh and Virat Kohli are sure to get the berth in World Cup side.
As far as second wicketkeeper is concerned, the fight is between Parthiv Patel and Dinesh Karthik.
Ashish Nehra, Munaf Patel, S Sreesanth, Praveen Kumar, R Vinay Kumar and Ishant Sharma will vie in the pace department. Pragyan Ojha, Amit Mishra, R Ashwin and Piyush Chawla will contest in the spin department.(ANI)
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