Yuvraj may open in second Test: Ganguly

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:09 IST

Skipper Sourav Ganguly today indicated that the Indian team might reshuffle the batting line-up by making Yuvraj Singh open the innings.

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Skipper Sourav Ganguly today indicated that the Indian team might reshuffle the batting line-up by making Yuvraj Singh open the innings. Addressing a press conference in Chennai, he said the team might include Mohammad Kaif in place of Aakash Chopra. He said that Virender Sehwag would continue to open the innings. However, he said that all the combinations would be discussed with the selectors before announcing the playing eleven. In reply to whether there could be any change in the order for his deputy Rahul Dravid, Ganguly said that definitely Rahul would be no 3 and not VVS Laxman. Missing Sachin The captain also said that India would miss Sachin Tendulkar, who has been ruled out for the second Test. "Sachin is such a player that India misses him and and in fact any team in the world will miss the player of his stature," he said. He however added that Sachin will be fit to play in the 3rd test against Australia at Nagpur Ganguly said the pitch at the M A Chidambaram stadium would be bouncy and will not be like that in Bangalore. (PTI)

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