Indian Team For The First Three ODIs Against Australia Named

Australia tour of India

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked the India Cricket Team for the first three ODIs of the upcoming five-match ODI series against Australia. The Committee also named the India ‘A’ squad for the two four-day games against New Zealand ‘A’.

The team for first three ODIs against Australia is as follows:

Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami.

MSK Prasad, Chairman, All-India Senior Selection Committee, outlining the way forward said
: “The team for the three ODIs against Australia has been selected in line with the rotation policy of the Board and accordingly R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have been rested. The team’s performance during the Sri Lanka tour was outstanding and players like Axar Patel and Yuzvendra Chahal, who performed very well are being given an extended run and this will in turn supplement our approach, to build a strong reserve strength, as we prepare for forthcoming tours.”

Australia tour of India, 2017
S.No. Date Match Venue
2 17-Sep 1st ODI Chennai
3 21-Sep 2nd ODI Kolkata
4 24-Sep 3rd ODI Indore

India ‘A’ Team for four-day games against New Zealand ‘A’

Priyank Panchal, R Samarth, Sudip Chatterjee, Shreyas Iyer, Ankit Bawne, Karun Nair (Captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shahbaz Nadeem, K Gowtham, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Ankit Rajpoot

New Zealand ‘A’ tour of India, 2017
S.No. Date Match Venue
1 23-Sep 1st Four-day Match Vijayawada
24-Sep
25-Sep
26-Sep
2 30-Sep 2nd Four-day Match Vijayawada
1-Oct
2-Oct
3-Oct