Hardik Pandya To Lead In NZ T20Is, Prithvi Shaw Recalled For First Two Tests vs Australia

Hardik Pandya To Lead In NZ T20Is, Prithvi Shaw Recalled For First Two Tests vs Australia

The BCCI on Friday announced Team India’s squads for the upcoming white-ball series against New Zealand, as well as the first Two Tests against Australia. Hardik Pandya will lead the team in the T20I series against New Zealand, while Rohit Sharma take charge of the team for the ODIs against the Blackcaps, as well as the four-mathc Test sereies against Australia. Prithvi Shaw, following his excellent run with the bat in the Domestic Circuit, was recalled to the Test squad, while Suryakumar and Yadav and Ishan Kishan were also added to the squad for the first two Tests against Australia. This is Kishan’s maiden Test call-up.

The BCCI also announced that KL Rahul & Axar Patel will miss the New Zealand series due to family commitments, while a call on Ravindra Jadeja’s availability for the first two Tests will be taken later.

“The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked India’s squads for the upcoming Mastercard New Zealand Tour of India that comprises three ODIs and as many T20Is,” the BCCI said in a statement.

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.

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