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Windies ODIs: Raina to lead; Yuvraj and Gambhir out

Last updated on: May 27, 2011 19:35 IST

Suresh Raina will India in the ODI series against the West Indies next month after both Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh were ruled out on account of injury.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India, after the selection committee meeting in Chennai on Friday, said Gambhir will also be unavailable for the Test series that follows immediately.

Suresh Raina"Yuvraj Singh will also be unavailable for the full tour. He is suffering from an upper respiratory infection, with a small patch of pneumonitis in the left lung," the BCCI added.

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Sachin Tendulkar will also miss the entire tour after he requested that he be allowed to spend time with his family. However, he will be available for the full tour of England, that follows.

The Test team
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain)
V V S Laxman (vice-captain)
Murali Vijay
Abhinav Mukund
Rahul Dravid
Virat Kohli
S Badrinath
Harbhajan Singh
Ishant Sharma
S Sreesanth
Amit Mishra
Pragyan Ojha
Zaheer Khan
Munaf Patel
Suresh Raina
Parthiv Patel.

The ODI and T20 squad
Suresh Raina (captain)
Harbhajan Singh (vice captain)
Parthiv Patel (wicketkeeper)
Virat Kohli
Yuvraj Singh
S Badrinath
Rohit Sharma
Manoj Tiwary
Praveen Kumar
Ishant Sharma
R Vinay Kumar
Amit Mishra
Wriddhiman Saha
R Ashwin
Munaf Patel
Yusuf Pathan.