Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan have been included in India’s T20I squad for the five-match T20I sequence in opposition to England, scheduled to begin from March 12 on the newly-constructed Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad. Together with Suryakumar and Ishan, all-rounder Rahul Tewatia has additionally been added to the T20I set-up.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, who has been in spectacular type with the bat, has additionally been recalled within the limited-overs set-up. Pant has been added to the T20I squad rather than Sanju Samson. Unfit Ravindra Jadeja has additionally been stored out whereas Jasprit Bumrah has been given relaxation after the red-ball sequence.
Varun Chakravarthy, who was dominated out of the T20I sequence in opposition to Australia, has additionally been included within the squad. Different notable inclusions embody names like Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Axar Patel. T Natarajan, who had impressed on his maiden tour of Australia, additionally retained his place within the T20I squad.
India’s T20I squad: Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Y Chahal, Varun Chakravarthy, Axar Patel, W Sundar, R Tewatia, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep, Shardul Thakur.
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