Virender Sehwag wants to play in the middle order!

Sehwag, who scored only 27 runs in his last two Tests - against Australia at home - is hoping for a place in the Test squad which takes on West Indies in a two-Test series this November.

updated: September 15, 2013 20:22 IST
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Virender Sehwag has informed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that he would like to bat in the middle order as against in the opening position from where he lost his place in the Indian team after the second Test against Australia at Hyderabad last March.

A source informed SUNDAY MiD DAY on Saturday that Sehwag has intimated the Board about his preference, but the Sandeep Patil-led selection committee picked him in the India 'A' squad for the second and third four-day games against West Indies 'A' as an opening batsman.

Cheteshwar Pujara will lead the side which also includes Gautam Gambhir, who is living up to his English county cricket commitments at Essex.

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