In how many ways can one select a cricket team of eleven from 17 players in which only 5 players can bowl if each cricket team of 11 must include exactly 4 bowlers?

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#### Solution

Out of 17 players, 5 players are bowlers.

A cricket team of 11 players is to be selected in such a way that there are exactly 4 bowlers.

4 bowlers can be selected in `""^5C_4` ways and the remaining 7 players can be selected out of the 12 players in `""^12C_7` ways.

Thus, by multiplication principle, required number of ways of selecting cricket team

Concept: Concept of Combinations

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