Indian squad for last 2 ODIs to be selected in Vadodara on Oct 11

Vadodara, Oct 8 (UNI) The five-member selection panel headed by Dilip Vengsarkar will meet here on October 11 to choose the 15-member Indian squad for the last two of the seven-match ODI series against Australia.

According to Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) vice-president Sanjay Patel, the selection meeting is scheduled to be held soon after the 5th ODI at the Reliance Cricket Stadium. This is the first time Australia would play a onedayer in Vadodara.

Apart from the ODI team, the national selectors will also announce three teams -- India, seniors India 'A' and India 'B' for the forthcoming Challenger Trophy tournament scheduled to be played at Ahmedabad from October 25 to 28, sources said.

Members of both India and Australia teams are scheduled to undergo net sessions at the Reliance nets tomorrow afternoon upon their arrival here by a chartered flight from Chandigarh.

With only three days to go for the Vadodara ODI, cricket fever has gripped the city. BCA sources said all the 9000-odd tickets of the denominations of Rs 200, Rs 700, Rs 2000 and Rs 4000 issued for the match had been sold out. The total capacity of the stadium is 20,000.


Story first published: Monday, October 8, 2007, 16:16 [IST]
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