>> Sep 8, 2008
Sourav Ganguly and Yuvraj Singh both were axed from Rest of India squad after their poor show against Sri Lankan's in the recently concluded series. Sourav Ganguly got big set back when selectors announced the team today. Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly who is no longer part of ODI squad is now being droped from Rest of India squad, which the selectors announced that this is most likely team which will play against
Surpise inclusions in the squad are Md. Kaif and Ashok Dinda for their recent impressive show.
The Rest of India squad: Anil Kumble (Captain), Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni (WK), Rahul Dravid, V V S Laxman, Wasim Jaffer, Mohammad Kaif, Harbhajan Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Zaheer Khan, R P Singh, Ashok Dinda, Munaf Patel and Parthiv Patel.
Delhi squad will include Indian test side regular Gautam Gambhir, Ishant Sharma and Virendra Sehwag as well as youngsters Virat Kohli, and P.Sagnwan and former opener Akash Chopra.
It is expected to be one of close contest with both side having quality International players.
The bottom line is this clearly indicates the beginning of the end of Bengal Tiger in Tests too.