India T20I, ODI squads announced for Sri Lanka, Australia series
India received a major boost with the return of Jasprit Bumrah for the home series against Sri Lanka and Australia. Shikhar Dhawan too made a comeback from injury
New Delhi: Jasprit Bumrah and Shikhar Dhawan returned to India T20I and ODI squads as the BCCI selection panel on Monday (December 23) announced the teams for the home series against Sri Lanka and Australia.
India will play three T20Is against Sri Lanka starting from January 5 and later will host Australia in three ODIs from January 14.
Both Bumrah and Dhawan have regained fitness after being sidelined due to injuries. Vice-captain Rohit Sharma and paceman Mohammed Shami have been rested from Sri Lanka T20Is.
“Jasprit Bumrah is back in both the teams for Sri Lanka and Australia and we have rested Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Shami for the Sri Lanka T20Is. Shikhar Dhawan also comes back and Sanju Samson will be the back-up opener in T20Is,” chairman of selectors MSK Prasad said after the selection meeting in Delhi.
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India T20I squad for Sri Lanka series
Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Manish Pandey, Washington Sundar, Sanju Samson.
India ODI squad for Australia series
Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Kedar Jadhav, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah.
India vs Sri Lanka T20I schedule
(All matches start at 7 pm IST)
January 5 (Sunday): 1st T20I (Guwahati)
January 7 (Tuesday): 2nd T20I (Indore)
January 10 (Friday): 3rd T20I (Pune)
India vs Australia ODI schedule
(All matches start at 2 pm IST)
January 14 (Tuesday): 1st ODI (Mumbai)
January 17 (Friday): 2nd ODI (Rajkot)
January 19 (Sunday): 3rd ODI (Bengaluru)
Women's T20 Challenger Trophy squads out
Meanwhile, the all-India women’s selection committee has picked the teams for the senior women’s T20 Challenger Trophy to be played from January 4 to 11, 2020, in Cuttack.
India A: Harmanpreet Kaur (captain), Taniya Bhatia (wicketkeeper), Shivali Shinde (wicketkeeper), Jasia Akhtar, Priya Punia, Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya, Sneh Rana, Mansi Joshi, Meghna Singh, Komal Jhanjhad, Meenu Mani, Radha Yadav, Bharati Fulmali
India B: Smriti Mandhana (captain), Sushma Verma (wicketkeeper), R Kalpana (wicketkeeper), Vanitha VR, Jemimah Rodrigues, Anuja Patil, Poonam Yadav, Pooja Vastrakar, Shikha Pandey, Renuka Singh, Anjali Sarvani, Sushri Dibyadarshini, TP Kanwar, Richa Ghosh
India C: Veda Krishnamurthy (captain), Nuzhat Parween (wicketkeeper), Shafali Verma (wicketkeeper), Yastika Bhatiya, D Hemlatha, Harleen Deol, Manali Dakshini, Jincy George, Arundhati Reddy, Monica Patel, Vrushali Bhagat, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Tanushree Sarkar, Madhuri Mehta