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Published: Wednesday, January 30, 2002, 23:53 [IST]
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Mohali: After having served the one-Test ban imposed by English match referee Mike Denness, middle-order bat Virender Sehwag is back in the Indian squad for the second Test against England starting at Ahemdabad on December 11.[an error occurred while processing this directive]So is veteran speedster Javagal Srinath who missed the first Test due to an injury, while Baroda batsman Jacob Martin and Railways all-rounder Sanjay Bangar have been dropped, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Niranjan Shah told reporters on Thursday.Martin, who was included because first choice Sehwag had to sit out for the Mohali Test following a deal between ICC and the BCCI, promptly made way for the Delhi batsman in line with BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya'sannouncement in Kolkata earlier that Sehwag would play in the second Test.Srinath, who submitted his fitness report to BCCI, replaces debutant Bangar who sustained a hamstring injury on the very opening day of the first Test. The national selectors retained the rest of the Indian squad.The squad: Saurav Ganguly (captain), Shiv Sunder Das, Connor Williams, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, V V S Laxman, Deep Dasgupta, Virender Sehwag, Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh, Javagal Srinath, Tony Yohanan, Iqbal Siddiqui and Sharandeep Singh. PTI

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