close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

2015 World Cup probables: BCCI's 'balanced team' has no place for Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Gautam Gambhir

In what was a huge blow and probably the end of an era, the BCCI on Thursday selected its 30-man World Cup probables list. Where there was some good news for the youngsters, discarded veterans – Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh were not considered for the prestigious event.

2015 World Cup probables: BCCI's 'balanced team' has no place for Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Gautam Gambhir

New Delhi: In what was a huge blow and probably the end of an era, the BCCI on Thursday selected its 30-man World Cup probables list. Where there was some good news for the youngsters, discarded veterans – Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh were not considered for the prestigious event.

The Sandeep Patil-led committee met in the day and took the decison.

The new list means only four cricketers - MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina and Ravichandran Ashwin have been retained from India's 2011 World Cup winning squad.

The BCCI confirmed the entire list of probables through it's official on social-micro blogging Twitter.

 

 

 

Complete list:

MS Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Robin Uthappa, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, Manoj Tiwary, Manish Pandey, Wriddhiman Saha, Sanju Samson, R Ashwin, Parvez Rasool, Karn Sharma, Amit Mishra, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohd Shami, Umesh Yadav, V Aaron, Dhawal Kulkarni, Stuart Binny, Mohit Sharma, Ashoke Dinda, Kuldeep Yadav, Murali Vijay.

Later in the day the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) stated that the probable's list for the 2015 World Cup, which the organisation released earlier in the day, was a balanced team and the players had been shortlisted after proper deliberation by the selectors.

"It is a very balanced team selection. After a lot of deliberation and inputs by all the selectors, the probable's list was finalised. I think proper weightage has been given to the performance as well as the requirement of the Indian team to play the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand," BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel told the media.

"The young boys have been selected after due deliberations. The names of the seniors were also discussed but the performance in the domestic circuit and the requirement of the time has been considered," he stated.

"Considering the future of the team after the World Cup has also been in the thought process of all the concerned parties," he added.

With Agency inputs

From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions