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BCCI Announces Indian Squads For The Australia Series
By CricShots - Feb 15, 2019 5:09 pm
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The Australian team is scheduled to visit India for two T20Is and five ODIs scheduled to commence later this month as part of an important build-up to their World Cup title defense in England this year. On Friday, the Indian selection committee has announced the squads for the T20Is series and separate squads for the first two ODIs and the remaining three ODIs.

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In the T20I series, the young leg-spinner Mayank Markande has received his maiden call-up, along with the comeback of Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav. In the batting department, the Indian skipper Virat Kohli will be making a comeback along with the KL Rahul, who was earlier suspended for his sexist comments on the chat show. 

On the other hand, the Indian selectors have maintained the core team for the first two ODIs with the comeback of Jasprit Bumrah and Siddharth Kaul in the bowling department along with Rahul and Kohli in the batting department. 

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As bhuvneshwar, Kumar has been rested from the T20I squad and the squad for the first two ODIs, he will be making comeback for the last three ODIs in place of replacing Siddharth Kaul.

However, Shubman Gill and Khaleel Ahmed have been dropped from all the squads as he was with the team during the New Zealand tour. Dinesh Karthik and Ravindra Jadeja have also been dropped from the ODI squads. 

Indian T20I squad:

Virat (Capt), Rohit (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (WK), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Vijay Shankar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Sidharth Kaul, Mayank Markande

Indian Squad for the first two ODIs:

Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohamed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Vijay Shankar, Rishabh Pant, Siddharth Kaul, KL Rahul

Indian Squad for the last three ODIs:

Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Vijay Shankar, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant