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Laxman, Kumble dropped for Bangladesh ODIs

December 02, 2004 17:29 IST

V V S Laxman and Anil Kumble were dropped from the Indian one-day squad for the tour of Bangladesh beginning later this month.

The national selectors named uncapped Haryana seamer Joginder Sharma and Bihar wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the 15-member squad announced at Kolkata on Thursday.

India will play three one-day internationals on December 23, 26 and 27 during the 22-day tour which will also include two Test matches.

Squad: Sourav Ganguly (captain), Rahul Dravid (vice-captain), Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Mohammad Kaif, Harbhajan Singh, Irfan Pathan, Ajit Agarkar, Zaheer Khan, Murali Kartik, Dinesh Mongia, Sridharan Sriram, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Joginder Sharma.

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Number of User Comments: 17

Sub: well done saurav!!!!

Kumble and Laxman, two players who could certainly be a very good captians are dropped out of oneday squad. Great thinking by ganguly. He realizes ...

Posted by srinivas tanniru

Sub: Laxman axed for ODIs

I can't understand why Dinesh Mongia is in the team and an experienced batsman like Laxman left out. Dhoni has shown talent at lower level ...

Posted by Sunil Sharma

Sub: Playing XI for B'Desh Series

Ganguly should think about promoting VVS Laxman to No 3 slot in Test Matches. R Dravid is ofcourse a good batsman in the world but ...

Posted by Rajesh

Sub: Agarkar as a batsman

India must think of playing Ajit Agarkar as a batsman...He is definitely a capable batsman..he has a test century...fastest Indian to score a fifty !this ...

Posted by Balaji

Sub: Laxman dropped!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ARe you kidding, the guy has better average, better strike rate and more centuries than most of the indian players this year. He even have ...

Posted by dev



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