Thatscricket - News - Cricket: Das, Dasgupta surprise inclusions in One-day squad
Published: Friday, September 7, 2001, 21:08 [IST]
Saurav Ganguly (captain), Rahul Dravid (vice-captain), Sachin Tendulkar, V V S Laxman, Anil Kumble, Yuvaraj Singh, Virendra Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Javagal Srinath, Ashish Nehra, R S Sodhi, S S Das, Zaheer Khan, Venkatesh Prasad and Deep Dasgupta (wicket-keeper). PTI
Mumbai: The Indian cricket Selection Committee on Friday picked Test opener Shiv Sunder Das and young wicket-keeper Deep Dasgupta for the One-day triangular series in South Africa from September 24.[an error occurred while processing this directive]Also making comebacks after a long lay-off due to injuries were leg spinner Anil Kumble, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, middle order batsman V V S Laxman and pacemen Javagal Srinath and Ashish Nehra.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary and convener of the Selection Committee Jayawant Lele told reporters that the 15 members selected would undergo physical fitness test under the supervision of sports medicine expert Dr Anant Joshi here on September 22 or 23 before the team leaves for Johannesburg on September 24.The players left out from the One-day squad that played a triangular series in Sri Lanka last month are batsman Amay Khurasia, wicket-keeper Sameer Dighe, medium pacers Debashish Mohanty and Ajit Agarkar, middle order batsman Hemang Badani and left-arm spinner Rahul Sanghvi.The six replacements are S S Das, Kumble, Srinath, Dasgupta, Venkatesh Prasad and Tendulkar.