India has announced the makeup of the group that will face Australia in the upcoming limited playoff series and skipper Virat Kohli will make his comeback while vice-captain, Rohit Sharma, has been rested.
Kohli, coach Ravi Shastri and five members of the selection committee chaired by MSK Prasad met to announce the team after a meeting at BCCI headquarters that lasted nearly two hours.
The BCCI tolerates "the engineering of vile incidents by forces from beyond India" before announcing the teams for the series. BCCI then shocked everyone by excluding Dinesh Karthik from the 15-member ODI team.
The team selected for the home series against Australia has direct implications on India's combination for the next Cricket World Cup in 2019. Both T20Is and the five ODIs will be the last international mission of the year. India before the quadrennial event. After this series, the players will separate and present themselves under the colors of their franchise for the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League.
The team has everything but reduced the list of players likely to qualify for the World Cup to 17. The highlight is the return of KL Rahul in the Indian team installed for the first time since his return home and his suspension. following the controversy Koffee With Karan.
While there are only about 100 days left for the start of the World Cup, 12 players have more or less booked their tickets for England. According to the International Business Times, India and popular belief are confirmed players of their positions in the World Cup team – Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Dhawan Shikhar, MS Dhoni (WK), Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav.
The remaining three places gave rise to many deliberations. Of these two places, one will probably be occupied by a fourth worker and India has not yet finalized on the front due to the lack of consistent performance of Khaleel Ahmed, Mohammad Siraj, Shardul Thakur and Umesh Yadav. This has caused concern and concern from the selectors and they are trying one last time before making a final decision.
In the other free slot machine, it will be a fight between Vijay Shankar's overall abilities and KL Rahul's reserve opener ability, who can also fight at number 3.
T20 Squad: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni (WK), Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Sidharth Kaul, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pants, Vijay Shankar, Krunal Pandya,
Number of the first 2 ODI: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni (WK), Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, KL Rahul, Panther Rishabh, Vijay Shankar, Sid.
Number of last 3 ODI: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni (WK), Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, KL Rahul, Panther Rishabh, Vijay Shankar.