ICB (Indian Cricket Board) has made the huge change in its ODI squad after a long time where a good numbers of top class batsmen did not selected for ongoing Tri-Nation Series. The selector has designed the team with a lot of new players who showed good performance during the IPL T20 tournament.
Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Yousuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Praveen Kumar, Pyush Chawla and Pragyan Ojha are the new players who are standing beside Mahinder Singh Dhoni (captain), Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag.
Among them Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir, Rohit Sharma are well known as a good players. They all secured a good deal of runs during the IPL T20 tournament. That performance has opened the door to take parts in the Tri-Nation Series in Bangladesh. Gautam Gambhir is the only players who acquired the high runs among the Indian players.
The Pathan brothers (Yousuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan) are considered as an all-rounder. After a long time India could fill-up requirement of all-rounder with the two brothers. Similarly, the pathan brothers skills during the IPL was mind-blowing especially Yousuf Pathan. He was awarded the man of the match in the final of IPL.
Now it is time to see what India can do in the ongoing Tri-Nation Series tournament. The strong opposite of Indian team’s is Pakistan always.
The Indian squad consists of Mahinder Singh Dhoni (captain), Yuvraj Singh, Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Yousuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Sreesanth, Ishanth Sharma, Praveen Kumar, RP Singh, Pyush Chawla and Pragyan Ojha.