The 15-man squad for the first two Tests of the four-Test series against Australia beginning next Wednesday, has been announced.
There was much speculation about Sachin Tendulkar's ( averages 63.33 in seven Tests against the Aussies when playing at home ) place in the squad because of of a tennis elbow. But he is IN :-)
The first Test begins in Bangalore on October 6, 2004.
The Squad : Sourav Ganguly (captain), Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, V V S Laxman, Aakash Chopra, Mohammad Kaif, Yuvraj Singh, Parthiv Patel (wk), Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Anil Kumble, Murali Karthik, Ajit Agarkar, Zaheer Khan