Tuesday 11 May 2010 

Suresh Raina To Lead India In Zimbabwe

Suresh Raina To Lead India In Zimbabwe
Suresh Raina To Lead India In Zimbabwe
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Batsman Suresh Raina will lead India on their limited overs tour of Zimbabwe, which is scheduled to begin in June.

Raina leads a side without a number of high-profile players who have been rested - regular captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and senior players Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir, Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh and Ashish Nehra will not be travelling while former India Under-19 skipper Virat Kohli will act as Raina's deputy.

India play a One-Day International tri-series with the hosts Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka which begins on 28th May and then play two Twenty20 Internationals aganist Zimbabwe on 12th and 13th June.

Uncapped players in the ODI squad are spinner Ravi Ashwin, pace bowlers Umesh Yadav, Pankaj Singh, and Ranganath Vinay Kumar as well as wicket-keeper Naman Ojha.

Leg-spinner Piyush Chawla is included in the squad for the Twenty20 matches.

India ODI squad: Suresh Raina (captain), Virat Kohli (vice-captain), Ravi Ashwin, Ashok Dinda, Ravi Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Ranganath Vinay Kumar, Amit Mishra, Naman Ojha, Pragyan Ojha, Yusuf Pathan, Pankaj Singh, Rohit Sharma, Murali Vijay, Umesh Yadav

India T20I squad: Suresh Raina (captain), Virat Kohli (vice-captain), Ravi Ashwin, Piyush Chawla, Ashok Dinda, Ravi Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Ranganath Vinay Kumar, Amit Mishra, Naman Ojha, Pragyan Ojha, Yusuf Pathan, Pankaj Singh, Rohit Sharma, Murali Vijay, Umesh Yadav

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