Gambhir axed, Harbhajan recalled for Aussie series

The Indian team selectors have named a squad for the first two Tests versus Australia. The first Test match begins on the 22nd Feb in Chennai.

The Indian team selectors have named a squad for the first two Tests versus Australia. The first Test match begins on the 22nd Feb in Chennai. Opening pair of Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag has been dismantled. Gautam Gambhir has been axed largely due to poor showing.

His opening partner Virender Sehwag gets another chance. Viru has been retained. Off spinner Harbhajan Singh gets a chance to lead the spin attack. He has featured in the team on the basis of his widespread experience and his excellent record versus the Kangaroo team.

Feb 2013


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