Abhimanyu Mithun called up for Windies ODIs
Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Abhimanyu Mithun was called up to replace former RCB bowler Praveen Kumar in India's squad for the first three ODIs against West Indies beginning today at Cuttack.
Praveen Kumar had originally been expected to lead the attack highly inexperienced attack but pulled out of the squad with a blunt chest. Mithun, who would have been on Karnataka duty in their Ranji trophy match against Saurashtra will instead partner up with his Karnataka teammate Vinay Kumar for India.
The first three ODIs include today's match at Cuttack, on 2nd December at Visakhapatnam and on 5th December at Ahmedabad.
India squad for first three ODIs: Virender Sehwag (capt), Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Parthiv Patel (wk), Ajinkya Rahane, Manoj Tiwary, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Varun Aaron, Umesh Yadav, Rahul Sharma, Abhimanyu Mithun, Vinay Kumar