Sehwag to lead Rest of India in Irani Trophy

Updated: 16 September 2009 10:53 IST

India's flamboyant opener Virender Sehwag has been appointed as the captain of the Rest of India team after a 15-member squad was announced.

New Delhi:

India's flamboyant opener Virender Sehwag has been appointed as the captain of the Rest of India team after a 15-member squad was announced here on Wednesday for the Irani Trophy.

Indian team discards S Sreesanth, Irfan Pathan and Munaf Patel have also been included in the team.

Three teams for the Challenger Series have also been announced with Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina leading India Red, Blue and Green respectively.

Here are the teams:

For Irani Trophy: Rest of India

Virender Sehwag (captain), S Badrinath (vice-captain), Wriddiman Saha (wk), M Vijay, S Sreesanth, Munaf Patel, Virat Kohli, Pragyan Ojha, Manoj Tiwari, Kedar Jadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Abhinav Mukund, Irfan Pathan, Uday Kaul, Sudeep Tyagi.

Challenger Series

India Red: Yuvraj Singh, Wriddiman Saha (wk), M Vijay, R Ashwin, Sunny Sohail, Sudeep Tyagi, Shikar Dhawan, Munaf Patel, Ishant Jaggi, S Tiwari, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvanesh Kumar, H Khadiwale.

India Green: Suresh Raina, Irfan Pathan, A Rahane, Partiv Patel (wk), Tanmay Srivastava, S K Jakati, Ravi Inder Singh, L Balaji, Manoj Tiwari, Dhawal Kulkarni, S Badrinath, Pankaj Singh, Chetanya Nanda, Uday Kaul.

India Blue: MS Dhoni, Yusuf Pathan, Sachin Tendulkar, Naman Ojha, Wasim Jaffer, Harbhajan Singh, Jalaj Saxena, S K Trivedi, Suresh Kumar, S Sreesanth, Kedar Jadav, Ashok Dinda, Abhishek Nayar, A S Goswami.

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