Yuvraj Singh likely to make Test return as selectors meet to pick squad for England series opener

Riding on his stupendous performance in the Duleep Trophy and the first warm-up match against England, Yuvraj Singh has emerged as a strong contender.

updated: November 05, 2012 13:21 IST
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New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh is all set to regain his spot in the Indian Test squad as the new national selection panel, headed by Sandeep Patil, is meeting in Mumbai today to pick the team for the series-opener against England at Ahmedabad from November 15-19.

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who had said that the left-handed batsman was the best judge of his fitness for the rigours of Test cricket after having undergone treatment for cancer, has also arrived for the meeting in Mumbai.

Yuvraj came back into the Indian team that flopped in the Twenty20 World Championship in Sri Lanka and then struck a double century for North Zone against Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy tie at Hyderabad, his re-entry into first class cricket.

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