Robin out; Chopra, Prasad recalled

Published: Sunday, December 10, 2000, 21:10 [IST]
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Nagpur: Indian selectors are known to spring surprises and the team for the three One-day Internationals against Zimbabwe, in fact, had two. Robin Singh was dropped from the One-day squad, while Nikhil Chopra (under the match-fixing cloud) has been recalled.Young off-spinner Sharandeep Singh, playing in the second Test against Zimbabwe, has made way for Nikhil Chopra. Shiv Sundar Das, who scored his maiden Test hundred, has been retained.With Javagal Srinath once again opting out of the One-dayers, the selectors recalled B K Venkatesh Prasad into the squad. The first match begins on December 2 at Cuttack.

The team:Saurav Ganguly (captain), Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Yuvraj Singh, Hemang Badani, S Sriram, S S Das, Vijay Dahiya (wicket-keeper), Sunil Joshi, Nikhil Chopra, Zaheer Khan, Venkatesh Prasad, Ajit Agarkar, Reetinder Sodhi.

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