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Here’s Virat Kohli-led Indian squad for 3-match ODI series vs New Zealand

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Oct 14, 2017, 5:52 pm IST
Updated Oct 14, 2017, 9:17 pm IST
MSK Prasad-led selection committee made some shocking changes for the first three-match.
The Virat Kohli-led Indian side will play three ODIs against Kane Williamson-led New Zealand. While Mumbai will host the first game on October 22, Pune (October 25) and Kanpur (October 29) will host the second and third match respectively. (Photo: BCCI)
 The Virat Kohli-led Indian side will play three ODIs against Kane Williamson-led New Zealand. While Mumbai will host the first game on October 22, Pune (October 25) and Kanpur (October 29) will host the second and third match respectively. (Photo: BCCI)

Mumbai: The MSK Prasad-led selection committee on Saturday announced the Indian team for the three-match ODI series against New Zealand.

The likes of Mohammed ShamI and Umesh Yadav, who were a part of Indian squad for the ODI series against Australia, were not picked while the likes of Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina and R Ashwin continued to be sidelined.

 

Ravindra Jadeja, who was brought into the Indian squad after Axar Patel was injured during the India-Australia ODI series, could not find a place in the 15-man squad for the New Zealand ODIs.

Meanwhile, Dinesh Karthik, who was in the squad for the three-match Twenty20 series against Australia, and Mumbai speedster Shardul Thakur have made a comeback to the Indian squad. Shikhar Dhawan, too is back in the squad which will be led by Virat Kohli.

The three-match ODI series will begin in Mumbai on October 22 while Pune (October 25) and Kanpur (October 29) will host the second and third match respectively.

 

Indian squad for the three-match ODI series:

Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shardul Thakur.

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