Dropped from the Indian squad for the first two one-dayers
against Pakistan, former captain Rahul Dravid has been included
in the Karnataka team that takes on Mumbai in a Ranji Trophy Elite Group `A'
encounter in Mumbai from November 3 to 6.
Anil Kumble was named captain of the team announced today.
The 34-year-old Dravid, who struggled for runs right through the ODI series
against Australia, was left out of the 15-member Indian one-day squad
for the first two matches of the upcoming series against arch-rivals Pakistan.
Former India cricketer Vijay R Bharadwaj has been made coach
of the team.
Other members of the team: Barrington Rowland, K B Pawan, Yere
Goud K (vice-captain), Raghu C, Thilak Naidu V S, Akhil B, Sunil B Joshi, Vinay
Kumar R, Aiyappa N C, Sudhindra P Shinde, Devraj T Patil, Appanna K P and Dhananja