Long awaited Indian Squad for the WC
Ganguly retained as India captain for World Cup
Reuters - 18 December 2002
CALCUTTA, India (Reuters) - Saurav Ganguly has been retained as captain of the Indian team for the 2003 World Cup in South Africa.
India's selectors named a preliminary squad of 30 players for the tournament, which has to be pruned to 15 by December 31 according to International Cricket Council (ICC) regulations.
They also named on Wednesday 14 players for a seven-match one-day series in New Zealand starting on December 26.
World Cup probables: Saurav Ganguly (captain), Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Mohammad Kaif, Yuvraj Singh, Sanjay Bangar, Zaheer Khan, Javagal Srinath, Harbhajan Singh, Anil Kumble, Ajit Agarkar, Parthiv Patel, Vangipurappu Laxman, Tinu Yohannan, Rakesh Patel, Dinesh Mongia, Gautam Gambhir, Sarandeep Singh, Murali Kartik, Ashish Nehra, Lakshmipathy Balaji, Jaiprakash Yadav, Reetinder Singh Sodhi, Irfan Pathan, Deep Dasgupta, Rohan Gavaskar, Venkatesh Prasad, Sairaj Bahutule, Avishkar Salvi.