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Highlights Of The Indian Squads Announced By The BCCI For New Zealand And Australia Series


The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced the squads for the T20I and ODI series against New Zealand, as well as the first two Tests against Australia. While talented opener Prithvi Shaw has been called up for the T20Is against the Kiwis, on the other hand, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav have received their maiden call-up for the Test series.

Team India's leading fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah continues to remain absent from international action. Ishan Kishan is included in the Test squad alongside fellow wicketkeeper-batter KS Bharat.

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Highlights of the Indian squad selected today:

  • KL Rahul and Axar Patel are unavailable for the NZ series due to family commitments.
  • Ravindra Jadeja to make a comeback in the Test series against Australia (result to fitness).
  • Prithvi Shaw gets a recall in the T20I team.
  • Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan part of the test squad.
  • KS Bharat in ODIs 
  • Team India's leading fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah continues to remain absent.

India’s squad for NZ ODIs: 

Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KS Bharat (wk), Hardik Pandya (vc), Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik

India’s squad for NZ T20Is: 

Hardik Pandya (C), Suryakumar Yadav (vc), Ishan Kishan (wk), R Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Y Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi, Prithvi Shaw, Mukesh Kumar

𝗡𝗢𝗧𝗘: KL Rahul & Axar Patel were unavailable for the New Zealand Home series due to family commitments.

India’s squad for first 2 Tests vs Australia:

Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul (vc), Shubman Gill, C Pujara, V Kohli, S 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