The Indian squad for the upcoming three-match T20I collection towards New Zealand was introduced on Tuesday and Rohit Sharma has been named captain of the staff. KL Rahul has been appointed vice-captain of the 16-member squad. Virat Kohli, who stepped down from India’s T20I captaincy on the finish of the staff’s marketing campaign on the ICC T20 World Cup, and premier paceman Jasprit Bumrah have been rested for the collection. “The All-India Senior Choice Committee has picked a 16-member squad for the upcoming T20I collection towards New Zealand. India are set to play 3 T20Is ranging from 17th November, 2021,” a BCCI launch said.
The 16-member squad contains wicket-keeper batter Rishabh Pant, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Ravichandran Ashwin and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. All these gamers have been a part of the T20 World Cup squad too. Deepak Chahar, Shreyas Iyer and Axar Patel, who have been on the stand by listing for the event, have been additionally included within the staff to tackle the Blackcaps. New Zealand are nonetheless within the UAE, the place they may tackle England within the first semi-final on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi.
Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has been recalled to the facet. Prime order batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad and all-rounder Harshal Patel, who completed IPL 2021 as the best run-getter and wicket-taker respectively, have earned an India call-up.
Swashbuckling left-handed opening batsman Venkatesh Iyer, who was a revelation for Kolkata Knight Riders within the UAE leg of the IPL 2021, additionally earned a maiden India call-up..
India’s T20I squad:Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Mohd. Siraj
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