England tour of India - Cricket: Kumble to lead India in Chennai One-Dayer

Published: Thursday, January 31, 2002, 17:00 [IST]
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Chennai: With skipper Saurav Ganguly out of action due to hamstring injury,Anil Kumble will lead India in the third one-day international againstEngland, to be played in Chennai on January 25, Cricket Board sources said.Being the senior most player in the team, Kumble was selected for the job bythe national selectors, the sources told reporters.A formal announcement is expected to be made shortly before noon.Coach John Wright had earlier said either Kumble or batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar would be named captain in absence of Saurav Ganguly.PTI

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