Replacements for India 'A' decided

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:08 IST

Allrounder Venugopal Rao and Naman Vinay Kumar Ojha have been chosen as replacements for India 'A'.

Mumbai : The senior selection committee named Andhra allrounder Venugopal Rao and wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Vinay Kumar Ojha of Madhya Pradesh as replacements for India 'A'. They have been chosen to replace cricketers Rohan Gavaskar and Dinesh Kaarthik who have been picked for the Indian team. The two replacements will join the India 'A' team which is to play a triangular one-day series in Kenya from August 11 to 21 and last two four-day matches against hosts Kenya from August 26 to September four. The 'A' teams of India and Pakistan and Kenyan national team are in the fray in the tri-series. Gavaskar, who is in the 15-member squad for Videocon Cup in Holland and NatWest Challenge in England, and Kaarthik, who will also be part of the squad for the ICC Champions Trophy as well besides these two tournaments, will join the Indian team on August nine. The Indian team is scheduled to leave for Holland on August 17. (PTI)
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