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November 1, 2005

2nd deaf cricket world cup

From: TIMES NEWS NETWORK - Nov 1, 2005

24 selected for advance training


Lucknow: The coaching camp of the probables for the deaf world cup cricket, to be organised by India from November 16, came to an end on Sunday.

As many as 24 players were selected for the advance training and on November 14, the final 16-member team will be picked, according to WC coordinator AK Saxena.

The 24 probables were selected by former India player Chetan Sharma, SP Krishnan and Mukesh Agarwal. The selection committee was headed by Dr Kashmir Singh, chairman, Deaf Cricket International Federation and the WC organising committee.

Gujarat has maximum number of five players in the camp. They are followed by Delhi and Maharashtra (four each), Karnataka (three), Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand (two each), Tamil Nadu, Haryana and Punjab (one each).

The 24 probables:

Niraj Oza, Imran Shaikh, Vinay Dongre, Prath Gajjar and Virbhadra Rathore (all from Gujarat), Fahimuddin, Amandeep Singh, Rohit Saini,Virendra Singh (all from Delhi), Rupesh Singh, Indra Jeet Yadav, Vivek Malshe, Aniketa Gupta (all from Maharashtra), Mohd Faheem Mansoori, Shahabuddin Shaikh (both from UP), Ranjit Kumar, Abhimanyu Deo (both from Jharkhand), R GIri (Tamil Nadu), Gurjeet Singh (Haryana) and Vinay Singal (Punjab).