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Ganguly rested; Reetinder, Sarandeep recalled

Skipper Sourav Ganguly was rested for the last two one-dayers against the WI and Reetinder Sodhi and Sarandeep were recalled.

india Updated: Nov 19, 2002 14:31 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India

Skipper Sourav Ganguly wasrested for the last two one-dayers against the West Indies, the team for which was announced here by the national selectors, on Monday.

Gangulywanted to take rest due to a back problem and vice-captain Rahul Dravid will lead the team in his absence, Cricket Board secretary S K Nair said.

The selectors, who met here today after the fifth one-day international, recalled off-spinner Sarandeep Singh and all- rounder Reetinder Singh Sodhi in the 15-member squad while also including Ajit Agarkar who was dropped after the first three matches.

All-rounder J P Yadav and Tamil Nadu paceman Lakshmipathy Balaji, both of whom failed to impress in the matches they played, were the players dropped from the side.

Squad: Rahul Dravid (capt), Virendra Sehwag, Dinesh Mongia, V V S Laxman, Yuvraj Singh, Mohammad Kaif, Harbhajan Singh, Reetinder Singh Sodhi, Javagal Srinath, Ashish Nehra, Ajit Agarkar, Murali Kartik, Sanjay Bangar, Sarandeep Singh, Parthiv Patel.

First Published: Nov 18, 2002 19:52 IST