Dhoni-Yuvraj face-off in Corporate Trophy

Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 14:46 [IST]
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Dhoni-Yuvraj face-off

Mumbai: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and vice captain Yuvraj Singh will represent two different Air India teams in the upcoming BCCI corporate Trophy.

With Air India deciding to contest as two different teams in the 12-team tournament, Yuvraj will play for Air India Red team, while Dhoni will represent Air India Blue.

Yuvraj's team includes Indian players like Robin Uthappa, Suresh Raina and Irfan Pathan. Yuvi's Red team will be coached by former Indian spinner Narendra Hirwani.

Apart from Dhoni, Air India Blue also features players like Mohammad Kaif, Harbhajan Singh, R P Singh and VVS Laxman. Pravin Amre will be the coach of Air India Blue.

Besides, two Air Indian teams, the Oil and Natural Gas Commission will also field a strong squad as well, featuring star players like Gautam Gambhir , Virat Kohli , Amit Mishra , Ishant Sharma , Munaf Patel and Praveen Kumar.

India Cements will be represented by the former Indian captain Rahl Dravid , S Badrinath, Hemang Badani, L Balaji and Sudeep Tyagi

Mohali hosts the first match of the tournament between Air India Blue vs ITC on September 1, while the final is slated for September 8 in Bangalore.

Dharamsala and Visakhapatna are the two other venues.


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