Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Tendulkar, Sehwag In ICC Shortlist

Dubai, Dec 22 (PTI) Indian batting figure Sachin Tendulkar, forth with Virender Sehwag, today begin a abode in the account of players nominated for an ICC online poll to aces the best greatest aggregation as allotment of one-day cricket''s 40th ceremony celebrations.

The retired Sourav Ganguly is additionally allotment of the account of openers, from which alone two would accomplish the final dream team.

"To mark the 40th ceremony of One-Day International cricket, the ICC''s official website is allurement supporters from beyond the apple to baddest their best of the greatest ODI bout and aggregation of all-time," the ICC said in a statement.

Website is allurement supporters to baddest a dream aggregation from a shortlist of 48 players and aces their favourite bold from a best of 10 memorable matches.

Fans can baddest dream aggregation and favourite bold till January 2, with the choices set to be appear on January 5 to accompany with the 40th ceremony of the first-ever ODI bout amid Australia and England.

"With the ICC Candid World Cup 2011 now beneath than two months away, action and absorption in the one-day rchitecture of the bold will absolutely intensify. We apperceive that admirers will get pleasure accepting the adventitious to bethink some of the abundant amateur and abundant players that accept played in ODI candid during the accomplished 40 years," ICC Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat said.

The Australian ODI aggregation from 1971 will additionally be presented to the army during the innings breach of the aboriginal ODI bout of the alternation amid Australia and England at the MCG on January 16.

In the nominees for the Greatest ODI aggregation of all time, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the abandoned Indian in the account of wicketkeepers.

However, no Indian has begin a abode in the account of middle-order batsmen and fast bowlers, while the allegorical Kapil Dev has begin a acknowledgment in the all-rounders'' nomination.

Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh accept fabricated the account of spinners shortlisted for the dream team.

Two India bout (the win over West Indies by 43 runs at Lord''s, 25 June 1983 and the celebration adjoin Pakistan by bristles runs at Karachi, 13 March 2004) are there in the account of nominees for the greatest ODI match. .


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