Zak, Sreesanth likely to return

Nov. 9: The Indian Test team to play against Sri Lanka could see a few changes in the new ball department.

The selection committee under Kris Srikkanth will meet here on Tuesday. Zaheer Khan, who missed a fair bit of international cricket, owing a shoulder injury will take his rightful place in the squad.

Kerala speedster S. Sreesanth who last played for India in 2008 will be fighting for a spot with a middle order batsman. It will depend on the composition the selectors and skipper M.S. Dhoni want.

The top order remains the same with Yuvraj at six and Dhoni at seven. The tussle for the reserve slot could be between Dinesh Karthik and S. Badrinath who registered a hundred in the Ranji Trophy opener against Railways.

Amit Mishra and Harbhajan Singh are automatic choices and if the selectors decide to have an additional batsman, the final bowling slot could go to Pragyan Ojha.

V. Balaji

Mumbai

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