Indian Team: Virat, Rohit rested for NZ and Jadeja comeback

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Bumrah have been rested for T20Is and ODIs too. World Cup will be over by 13th November and later, 3 T20Is, 3 ODIs will be played till 30th November. Post that Indian Team will play 3 ODIs and 2 Tests with Bangladesh at home, in December, 2022.

Rohit, Virat rested and Ravindra Jadeja comeback
Rohit, Virat rested and Ravindra Jadeja comeback

Indian Team for upcoming New Zealand, NZ, tour has been announced along with the next Bangladesh tour as well. Indian team is going to play T20Is with NZ from 18th November as soon as the ICC T20 World Cup is over. Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Bumrah have been rested for T20Is and ODIs too. World Cup will be over by 13th November and later, 3 T20Is, 3 ODIs will be played till 30th November. Post that Indian Team will play 3 ODIs and 2 Tests with Bangladesh at home, in December, 2022.

Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya has Indian Team Captains
Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya has Indian Team Captains

Hardik Pandya has been appointed as captain for T20Is Indian Team in New Zealand and Sanju Samson, Shreyas Iyer, Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Mohammad Siraj, Umran Malik, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav have found a place in the Indian team. On the other hand Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Mohammad Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin have also been rested or dropped. Shikhar Dhawan is back in the ODIs and he will captain too. Shardul Thakur, Shahbaz Ahmed, Kuldeep Sen, Deepak Chahar will be added to the T20I Indian Team in place of Hardik Pandya, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Siraj.

Indian Team for NZ T20Is:

Hardik Pandya (C), Rishabh Pant (vc & wk), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Surya Kumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson (wk), W Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Mohd. Siraj, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umran Malik.

Indian Team for NZ ODIs:

Shikhar Dhawan (C), Rishabh Pant (vc & wk), Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Surya Kumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson (wk), W Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Shahbaz Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Sen, Umran Malik.

For Bangladesh tour of 3 ODIs and 2 Tests, Ravindra Jadeja will be back in the Indian Team along with Rohit Sharma as Captain, KL Rahul as Vice Captain. Rajat Patidar, Rahul Tripathi, Ishan Kishan, Axar Patel, Yash Dayal, Deepak Chahar, Mohammad Siraj will be part of ODI Indian Team. KS Bharat, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav will be part of Test Indian Team.

Indian Team for Bangladesh ODIs:

Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Shreyas Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, W Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Deepak Chahar, Yash Dayal

Indian Team for Bangladesh Tests:

Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul (VC), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav.

Looks like Indian Team selectors have gone for experience alongside youth mixture, putting Indian World Cup 2023 on the pedestal for the road ahead. On the whole, the Indian Team in these two series looks entirely different from each other. Let’s see who will use their opportunities to the fullest.

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