Gambhir to miss 3rd Test against Lanka

Updated: 27 November 2009 08:14 IST

India opener Gautam Gambhir will miss 3rd Test against Sri Lanka due to his sister's wedding while rest of the side has been retained

Gambhir to miss 3rd Test against Lanka

New Delhi:

India opener Gautam Gambhir will miss 3rd Test against Sri Lanka due to his sister's wedding while rest of the team has been retained, according to a BCCI press release on Friday.

"Gautam Gambhir will not be available for the Test, on account of his sister's wedding on 3 December," he added.

The strength of the squad for the Mumbai Test, scheduled to begin on December 2, will thus be fourteen.

"The All-India Senior Selection Committee has retained the same side for the third Test of the ongoing series against Sri Lanka, to be played at Mumbai from 2 December 2009 to 6 December 2009," BCCI secretary N Srinivasan said in a statement.

Indian Team:

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt), Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Amit Mishra, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma, M Vijay, Pragyan Ojha, S Sreesanth and S Badrinath.

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