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Sehwag could escape the axe for now

DNMUM270917 | 3/6/2013 | Author : Derek Abraham | WC :385

Hyderabad: It's a happy time to be a part of Team India, but not if your name is Virender Sehwag. The veteran opener has had a torrid time with the bat, his contribution in the first two Tests against Australia being 27 runs in three innings.
A source in the cricket establishment, however, told this paper, that Sehwag may escape the axe. Sandeep Patil and his selection committee colleagues were slated to meet on Wednesday, but given that the second Test was completed a day earlier, they are unlikely to have a formal sit-down. It is also learnt that they will announce an unchanged squad for the last two Tests.
Sehwag should consider himself lucky because he hasn't done much of note since his 117 in the first Test against Eng
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