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MS Dhoni Returns To T-20 Squad, India Announce Squads For T-20 And Odi Series Against New Zealand

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After being left-out from the T-20 squad against West Indies, former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been returned to the squad for the upcoming T-20 series against New Zealand.  Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandeya will also be making his comeback after being ruled out of the West Indies series owing to his back problem.

India’s middle-order batsman Kedar Jhadav has been included in both the T-20 as well as ODI’s squad for the series. Much to everyone’s surprise the management has opted to leave Rishabh Pant for the ODI squad but has kept him in the T-20 squad against New Zealand. Clearly, India has decided to choose Dinesh Kartik as the second-keeper instead of Rishabh Pant ahead of the World Cup next year.

India A skipper Manish Pandey and Umesh Yadav are out from both the T-20 and ODI squad.  

India’s squad for T20I series against New Zealand: Virat(Capt), Rohit (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (WK), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Khaleel Ahmed.

India’s squad for ODI series against Australia and New Zealand: Virat (Capt), Rohit (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar, Rayudu, DK, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (WK), Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Khaleel Ahmed, Mohammed Shami