The All-India Selection Committee has recently picked their squads for India’s squads against New Zealand and Bangladesh on Monday.
The men in blue will be competing against the New Zealand series after the T20 World Cup. They are going to play three T20Is and ODIs against them. Their first, second, and third T20 matches will be taking place on November 18, November 20 and November 22. Indian skipper Rohits Sharma and Virat Kohli won’t be a part of this white ball tour.
Hardik Pandya will be leading the T20 side for New Zealand and Shikhar Dhawan will be the captain of the ODI squad. Umran Malik has been included in both the squads. Shahbaz Ahmed found his place in ODI. Neither Dinesh Karthik, nor Ravichandran Ashwin will be included in the 16-man squad for the T20Is against the Black Caps.
Let’s have a look at the squads
New Zealand Squad (T20Is)
Hardik Pandya (C), Rishabh Pant (vc & wk), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Surya Kumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson (wk), W Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Mohd. Siraj, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umran Malik.
New Zealand Squad (ODIs)
Shikhar Dhawan (C), Rishabh Pant (vc & wk), Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Surya Kumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson (wk), W Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Shahbaz Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Sen, Umran Malik.
Bangladesh Squad (ODIs)
Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Shreyas Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, W Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Deepak Chahar, Yash Dayal
Bangladesh Squad (Tests)
Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul (VC), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav.
Rohit Sharma will be leading the team against Bangladesh. KL Rahul won’t be a part of the New Zealand tour but will play against Bangladesh.
The men in blue will be playing 3 ODis and 2 Tests in Bangladesh. The first ODI is going to take place in December 4 and the second and third match on December 7 and 10 respectively. The Test series will be starting from December 14. The second Test will be starting at December 22.
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