Rohit Sharma has returned from injury and will captain India in their upcoming home series against the West Indies.
Rohit Sharma has returned from injury and will captain India in their next home series against the West Indies. On Wednesday, the BCCI named 18-member squads for the forthcoming three-match ODI’s. And three-match Twenty20 International series against the West Indies at home.
Due to a hamstring injury, Rohit, India’s designated white-ball captain. Will also lead the side in ODIs for the first time as full-time captain. Rohit’s comeback will be a huge boost for the team. Which is still reeling from their stunning 0-3 loss to the South Africans.
Meanwhile, Kuldeep Yadav has rejoined the team for the One-Day Internationals. Ravichandran Ashwin has also been dropped from the Indian team after a disappointing performance in the ODI series against South Africa. Moreover, Ravi Bishnoi, a young leg-spinner, was called up to the national team for the first time.
Ravindra Jadeja’s recovery from a knee injury will continue. And he will be unavailable for the series, while Axar Patel will be available for the T20Is. According to the statement.
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Rohit Sharma will captain India in the West Indies series.
Moreover, In ODIs, Rohit’s comeback would mean he would replace the in-form Shikhar Dhawan at the top of the order. Also, Potentially pushing vice-captain KL Rahul down to number four.
ODI squad: Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli. Surya Kumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper). Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar,
T20I squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-captain), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli. Shreyas Iyer, Surya Kumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Venkatesh Iyer. Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Mohd. Siraj, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel.
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