IND vs NZ: Rohit Sharma is the new captain of T20, Pandya no place in New Zealand series, Virat-Bumrah rested

Pankaj Prasad
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Many players including Virat Kohli, Bumrah have been rested, while Hardik Pandya has been dropped from the team.

New Zealand tour of India 2021: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has declared Rohit Sharma as the captain of Team India's T20.Along with this, the board has also announced the team for the three T20 match series against New Zealand.Along with this, the players of India 'A' going to South Africa have also been announced.

The BCCI has told on Twitter that the All India Senior Selection Committee has selected a 16-member squad for the 3 T20 match series to be played in India against New Zealand.The series of 3 T20 matches is going to start in India from 17th November.The first match will be played in Jaipur, while the second match will be played in Ranchi on 19 November and the third and final match will be played in Kolkata on 21 November.

The players who have been selected in the Indian team for these three matches are Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (Wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan (Wicketkeeper), Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Abhes Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Harshpal Patel and Mohammad Shiraz are included.

Hardik Pandya did not get place in the team

While many players including Virat Kohli, Bumrah have been rested, Hardik Pandya has been dropped from the team.Yuzvendra Chahal has returned to the team.

India 'A' tour of South Africa from 23rd November

The BCCI has also selected the players of India 'A'.India 'A' tour of South Africa is starting from 23rd November.This team will play three four-day matches there.

Players selected for India 'A'

The players who have been selected for India 'A' are Priyank Panchal (Captain), Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Devdutt Padikkal, Sarfaraz Khan, Baba Aparajith, Upendra Yadav (Wicket Keeper), K Gautam, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Kumar, Navdeep Saini, Umran Malik, Ishan Porel and Arjan Nagwaswala.

In South Africa, this team will play the first match from 23 to 26 November, the second from 29 November to 2 December and the third match from 6 December to 9 December.All three of these four-day matches will be played in Bloemfontein itself.


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