Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan Get Maiden Test Call-Ups.
The BCCI revealed the selections for Team India’s forthcoming white-ball series against New Zealand, as well as the first two Tests against Australia, on Friday.
The BCCI revealed the selections for Team India’s forthcoming white-ball series against New Zealand, as well as the first two Tests against Australia, on Friday. Hardik Pandya will captain the squad in the T20I series against New Zealand, while Rohit Sharma will captain the side in the ODIs as well as the four-match Test series against Australia. Prithvi Shaw was reinstated to the side for the New Zealand T20Is after an outstanding domestic run, while Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan were given their first Test calls.
The BCCI also confirmed that KL Rahul and Axar Patel will miss the New Zealand series owing to family obligations, while Ravindra Jadeja has been added in the Test team subject to his health.
“The All-India Senior Selection Committee has selected India’s teams for the forthcoming Mastercard New Zealand Tour of India, which includes three One-Day Internationals and as many Twenty20 Internationals,” the BCCI stated in a statement.
Also, Jasprit Bumrah will miss the first two Tests. The first Test will be played in Nagpur from February 9.
India squads for New Zealand series
India’s ODI squad against New Zealand: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan (wk), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KS Bharat (wk), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik.
India’s T20I squad against New Zealand: Hardik Pandya (Captain), Suryakumar Yadav (vice-captain), Ishan Kishan (wk), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi, Prithvi Shaw, Mukesh Kumar.
India squad for first two Tests vs Australia
Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KS Bharat (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), R. Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Suryakumar Yadav.