Having sealed the 3-ODI Series 2-0, India has made changes to its squad for the third and final ODI on the 27th at Ahmedabad. Virender Sehwag and ODI’s only double centurion – Sachin Tendulkar have been given the much needed rest. The Selectors have also rested swing bowler Praveen Kumar to try out rookie Abhimanyu Mithun. Replacing the duo of Sehwag and Sachin are Murali Vijay and Rohit Sharma.
The Selectors have also named 30 probables for the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup in the Caribbean which begins on April 30. The most prominent inclusion is that of the dashing Manish Pandey while the crucial exclusion is that of all-rounder Irfan Pathan. The younger Pathan was ruled out of action with a back injury.
India Squad for 3rd ODI at Ahmedabad : Murali Vijay, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni (C&WK), Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Yusuf Pathan, Ravindra Jadeja, Sudeep Tyagi, Sreesanth, R Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Abhimanyu Mithun and Ashish Nehra
India Probables for ICC World Twenty20 2010 : Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Dinesh Karthik (WK), M S Dhoni (C&WK), Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Yusuf Pathan, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Praveen Kumar, S Sreesanth, Sudeep Tyagi, Rohit Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Ishant Sharma, Abhishek Nayar, Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Naman Ojha (WK), Piyush Chawla, Abhimanyu Mithun, Manish Pandey, R P Singh, Munaf Patel, Murali Vijay, Vinay Kumar, Amit Mishra, Pragyan Ojha, Virat Kohli and R Ashwin