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Nw : Pandya to captain India in T20I sequence against Sri Lanka

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Dec 27 (Reuters) – Hardik Pandya will captain India for his or her Twenty20 sequence against Sri Lanka next month in the absence of Rohit Sharma, who will return for the following one-day internationals, the Board of Administration for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Tuesday.

India will host Sri Lanka for 3 T20Is and three ODIs from Jan. 3, with Pandya reprising his position as T20 captain for a 2d straight sequence, after main India to victory over Fresh Zealand in November.

Pandya, who captained the Gujarat Titans to the Indian Premier League title this One year of their debut season, will moreover reduction as vice-captain below Rohit for the ODI sequence.

Rohit overlooked this month’s test sequence against Bangladesh after sustaining a blow to the thumb at some stage in the preceding ODI fits.

Virat Kohli will not operate in the T20I sequence, while batter Shikhar Dhawan used to be not incorporated in the ODI squad after scoring correct 18 runs all over three fits in Bangladesh. Rishabh Pant overlooked out on each and each squads.

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T20I SQUAD: Hardik Pandya ( capt), Ishan Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi, Mukesh Kumar.


Rohit Sharma (capt), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh.

Reporting by Aadi Nair in Bengaluru Modifying by Christian Radnedge


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