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India’s Squad for Asia Cup - Virat Kohli named as Vice-Captain

The Indian selectors met on 29-02-2012 to pick the team for Asia Cup.



Suspense was revealed as to who would be in and who would be out after seeing performances of a few players in the CommonWealth Bank Series.

MS Dhoni remained as captain and Virat Kohli was named as the vice-captain after consistent performances at the highest level and splendid performance at the CB Series in Australia.

Sachin Tendulkar remained in the team. Zaheer Khan,Virender Sehwag and Umesh Yadav were rested while allrounder Yusuf Pathan and fast bowler Ashok Dinda made comebacks.

India are the defending champions of the Asia Cup, which runs from March 11th to the 22nd and also features Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

India's Asia Cup squad:-

MS Dhoni (capt & wk), Virat Kohli (vice-capt), Sachin Tendulkar,
Gautam Gambhir, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Manoj Tiwary, Ravindra
Jadeja, R Ashwin, Praveen Kumar, Vinay Kumar, Rahul Sharma, Yusuf
Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Ashok Dinda


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feeling so happy for Virat
sudhirRCCB on 02 Jun 2013, 10:11 PM
sudhirRCCB on 01 Jun 2013, 11:38 PM
He will be captain soon i hope :D
abdul-kareem on 08 Mar 2012, 07:25 AM
Virat u done it.....hope to c sooooooooon as CAPTAIN
saif-ulislam on 07 Mar 2012, 11:22 AM
We are very happy to see young guns like Virat, Who has proved his performance in Australia compare to all ...other players and He deservce to be the Indian Vice captain...
Irfans143 on 04 Mar 2012, 06:00 AM
vAish322 on 04 Mar 2012, 03:57 AM
Good team.I have a feeling that Vinay Kumar and Ashok Dinda will do wonders for us.
karthik-shetty4 on 03 Mar 2012, 08:23 AM
Thats great, of course he is future captain for india
LRChowdary on 03 Mar 2012, 07:41 AM
He is a good player virat deserve this...
sunnysethi on 03 Mar 2012, 07:35 AM
Vinay has to make his landmark in this tournament
shashi-kumar2 on 03 Mar 2012, 04:57 AM
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