Internet Desk : Brigadier (retired) Govind Singh Sisodia ,the man who led the NSG operation during the 26/11 Mumbai attack has been given the task to handle the security of the Indian team during the tour of Australia that will begin this week.
Mr Sisodia is appointed only for the limited-overs series against Australia . According to the sources in the BCCI, Brigadier (retd.) Sisodia could be given a longer stint as Indian team is scheduled to travel to sensitive places like Bangladesh to take part in Asia Cup in February
Brigadier Sisodia, posted on deputation as DIG Training in National Security Guards (NSG), Delhi, and Major Amit Bhardwaj were part of the core teams that led the operation against the terror siege in Mumbai on November 26, 2008. Sisodia, who was specially flown to Mumbai for the operation, had successfully conducted the commando operation when the terrorists attacked two five star hotels (Taj and Trident) in November 2008.
Brigadier Sisodia is also credited for the arrest of Ajmal Kasab – the sole captive of the terror attack. He was also involved in many military operations in Kashmir. He has served Indian army for more than 35 years.
The Indian team will commence their 5 match ODI and 3 match T20 tour by playing two warm-up matches against Western Australia. This tour will serve as a preparation for the upcoming ICC World T20 2016 to be held in India in the month of March.