Indian Team vs Pakistan
February 26, 2005
Sourav to lead Indian team
Tamil Nadu's Dinesh Karthik beat Parthiv Patel and M S Dhoni to the wicket keeper's slot. Sourav Ganguly has been unanimously selected to lead the Indian team for the entire series.
Yuvraj was selected over Mohammad Kaif. The 14-member team which includes master blaster Sachin Tendulkar
, pacemen Laxmipathy Balaji, Irfan Pathan and Ashish Nehra was announced by Cricket Board Secretary S K Nair after a meeting of the national selection committee in Mumbai.
Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the Indian team.
Indian Cricket Team
Sourav Ganguly (capt), Rahul Dravid
(vice-captain), Virender Sehwag
, Gautam Gambhir, Sachin Tendulkar
, VVS Laxman, Yuvraj Singh, Dinesh Karthik, Zaheer Khan, Irfan Pathan, Ashish Nehra, L Balaji, Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh.