Virat Kohli Named As Captain For ODIs, T20Is
By Vasanth Geddada : 06-Jan-2017
The selection committee of Indian cricket has picked the squad for upcoming one-day and T20 series against England which is scheduled to take place from January 15. Virat Kohali has been named as the captain of the team for both ODI and T20s. M S Dhoni who was a captain for the Indian team till date will remain in team as wicket-keeper. It would be first series after Dhoni has stepped down as captain of the team.
The selectors beckoned Yuvaraj Singh for both ODI and T20s while Suresh Raina will be playing T20s. Ajinka Rahane is not part of T20s and will be playing ODI series. Kedar Jadhav was included while Amit Mishra and Manish Pandey were also retained.
Shikahr Dhawan was selected for ODI while he lost his place in T20. He was chosen to play first warm up match against England. Selectors did not pick the Rohit Sharma who has been taking rest after his surgery in London.
Team for 1st warm-up tie: Shikhar Dhawan, Mandeep Singh, Sanju Samson, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (capt), Hardik Pandya, Ambati Rayudu, Kuldeep Yadav, Siddarth Kaul, Ashish Nehra, Mohit Sharma, Yuzvender Chahal
Team for 2nd warm-up tie: Rishabh Pant, Ajinkya Rahane (capt), Suresh Raina, Sheldon Jackson, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Parvez Rasool, Vinay Kumar, Pradeep Sangwan, Ashok Dinda
ODI Team: KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Manish Pandey, Ajinkya Rahane, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Amit Mishra, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav
T20I team: Virat Kohli (capt), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Mandeep Singh, KL Rahul, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Manish Pandey, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra