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Indian team against New Zealand, Sri Lanka announced; Virat Kohli not rested

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 23 October 2017, 14:03 IST

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the 16 members Indian squad for first three-match T20I against New Zealand and two Test matches against Sri Lanka.

ANI took it to Twitter to post the list of 16 Indian players for 3 match-T20 series between India and New Zealand.

Star Indian all-rounders Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have once again been rested for the T20Is series against New Zealand starting on 1 November.

Meanwhile, the Indian pacer Ashish Nehra will play only for the first T20 match of the series and Shreyas Iyer and Mohammed Siraj will make their international debut in the 3 match T20 series against New Zealand.

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 The announced squad also includes Dinesh Karthik, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, MS Dhoni, told the BCCI official.

Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar also made in for T20 series, the official further added.

Other than New Zealand series, the squad for two Test matches to be played against Sri Lanka has also been announced. The team includes Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya.

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Mohd Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ishant Sharma also made it to the 16 players selected for Test series against Sri Lanka.

Indian squad for T20I series against New Zealand: Ashish Nehra, Shreyas Iyer, Mohammed Siraj, Dinesh Karthik, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (captain), Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, MS Dhoni (wicket-keeper) Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar.

Indian squad for Test series against Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli (Skipper), KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Mohd Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ishant Sharma.

First published: 23 October 2017, 12:48 IST
 
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