Ganguly retained captain for Zimbabwe tour

Published: Saturday, April 21, 2001, 23:53 [IST]
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Vadodara (Gujarat): The national selectors on Saturday retained Saurav Ganguly as captain for India's tour of Zimbabwe, beginning last week of May.

Ganguly's appointment after the country's good showing against the Australians was a forgone conclusion. The Indian captain is expected here to help the selectors pick the 22 probables for the Zimbabwe tour.

However, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jayawant Lele said Ganguly had been named captain for the Zimbabwean tour only and the captain for the Sri Lanka tour from the end of July will be picked on the team's completion of the tour.

In Zimbabwe, India play a two-Test series followed by a triangular One-day series in which West Indies will be the third country.

The last time India toured Zimbabwe, they lost the one-off Test and on the return tour, Zimbabwe lost the two Test series 0-1. The first Test will begin on June 7 and the final of the One-day triangular series is scheduled for the second week of July.

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