The first match of challenger series will be played from todays and it will be great for the youngster to make some impression in the eyes of selector before Pakistan series which begins from November 5th.
In this year challenger series several best players of India is given a rest for the home turf tournament. The players who are rested are Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Sreesanth, Zaheer Khan, R. P. Singh, Irfan Pathan.
This is the only series from which selector have to decide about Indian best playing team against Pakistan and Australia tour.
The best thing about the youngster is that they are not playing against some of the big star and it’s time for them to prove themselves against some of their senior pro. This series is really matters for one man (Virendra Sehwag) who is struggling to make come back into the ODI and test team. Virendra Sehwag was out of the team after Bangladesh tour. He is hoping to play well in this series to impress the selector before big series.
The schedule of Challenger Series is as follows (All Matches is Day/Night Encounter which starts from India Time): Oct 25: India Red v/s India Blue (D/N) Oct 26: India Green v/s India Red (D/N) Oct 27: India Green v/s India Blue (D/N) Oct 28: Final (D/N)