Team management yet to take a call on Sehwag's opening partner

With Gautam Gambhir, dropped from the Test side, both Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan are in contention for the opening batters slot alongside Virender Sehwag.

updated: February 20, 2013 18:10 IST
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Chennai: The Indian team management's dilemma over Virender Sehwag's opening partner was evident during the training session as both Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan were seen spending considerable time at the nets on Wednesday ahead of the first Test match against Australia on Friday.

While Vijay was the first to enter the nets and batted for a long time, he extended his session further taking throwdowns from the net bowlers.

Delhi left-hander Dhawan batted later on but did spend a fair amount of time in the middle. After his first knock at the nets and after the session was over, he was seen having a serious discussion with coach Duncan Fletcher.

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