- Bumrah was dropped from the team due to injury after the Test series against West Indies in August.
- The Indian team will play three T20s from Sri Lanka and three one-day series from Australia in January
The BCCI on Monday announced Team India for the T20 and ODI series against Sri Lanka. Dhawan and Bumrah Return for T20 and ODI after recovering from injury. Rohit Sharma and fast bowler Mohammad Shami have been resting in the T20 series. The Indian team will play T20 against Sri Lanka in 5, 7 and 10 January. After this, there will be three ODIs for Australia from 14 to 19 January.
Chief selector MSK Prasad informed the team for both series to be held in January. He said, “India has adequate bench strength. There will be no problem in any format for the next 6-7 years. ‘
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The chief selector said, “A specialist will be employed to improve the keeping of Rishabh Pant.” He needs to improve in Kemping. ‘Pant has worked with Kiran More before this. Pant was criticized for his last ODI against West Indies in Cuttack. He had dropped two catches. Due to his poor keeping, Dhoni-Dhoni’s slogans were raised in the stadium.
Bumrah was Seen Practicing before the Second ODI.
Dhawan was injured during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. His knee was hurt. Even after that he was kept in the T20 and ODI series against the West Indies, but later he had to be dropped. Bumrah was injured in August following the Test series against the West Indies. He was seen practicing with Team India ahead of the second ODI played against the West Indies this month in Visakhapatnam. Dhawan and Bumrah Return for T20 and ODI Series Against Sri Lanka.
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News agency PTI has given information about this by tweeting that Jasprit Bumrah has also returned to the team. This last team has been selected by the selection committee headed by MSK Prasad. After this, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will announce a new selection committee, for which the Cricket Advisory Committee will be formed.
Earlier it was reported that there will be a second selection committee for the series against Sri Lanka and Australia, but keeping in view the time, the selection committee headed by MSK Prasad was given the decision to complete the last assignment.
Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Sanju Samson, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Shivam Dubey, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini, Jaspreet Bumrah and Washington Sundar .
Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Shivam Dubey, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur , Jaspreet Bumrah and Mo. Shami.