Suresh Raina picked in India squad for England ODIs as Ambati Rayudu fails Yo-Yo test

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Rayudu failed to clear his fitness test that was held at Bengaluru's National Cricket Academy (NCA) on Friday.

Suresh Raina, who last played an ODI in October 2015, made a comeback to India’s ODI squad for England as Ambati Rayudu failed the Yo-Yo test. (Photo: AP)

New Delhi: Middle-order batsman Suresh Raina will replace Ambati Rayudu in India's One Day International (ODI) squad for their upcoming series against England.

The decision was taken by the All-India Senior Selection Committee after Rayudu failed to clear his fitness test that was held at Bengaluru's National Cricket Academy (NCA) on Friday.

For the upcoming series, the Indian side, led by Virat Kohli, will face England in three T20Is, three ODIs and a five-match Test series.

The tour will begin on June 27 at the Old Trafford in Manchester.

India squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Siddarth Kaul, Umesh Yadav.

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