The Indian Cricket has been in News since a week. The reasons for it to be on the hot topics is, the supreme court of India removes BCCI big guns and the sudden surprise of Dhoni’s stepping down from ODI,T20 Captaincy.
The Unexpected decision of Mahi, had took all the cricket fans by shock. Whatever the reason behind MS Dhoni’s step-down, it had paved path for Indian Test Captain Virat Kohli to emerge as the Full time Captain of the Indian Cricket Team.
Indian Cricket Team Selectors had a meeting for selecting the squad for the upcoming One-day and T20 international Matches against England. Virat Kohli was named the captain replacing Dhoni and they are few changes made by the Selectors.
Team India All-rounder and veteran Cricketer Yuvraj Singh got a call from the selectors for both ODI and T20s.
The T20 Squad was a mixture of experience and Fresher’s. Ashish Nehra, Suresh Raina was brought back to the T20 squad and young talent Rishabh Pant along with while Mandeep Singh and Yuzvender Chahal were included in the T20 squad.
Ajinkya Rahane, Shikahr Dhawan secured his place in the ODI squad whereas they lost his spot in the T20I squad of India. Kedar Jadhav , Amit Mishra and Manish Pandey were also retained into the ODI squad. Injured Indian Opener Rohit Sharma was ruled out of the England Tour completely.Ms Dhoni is picked as the wicket keeper batsmen in both the formats.
Here’s the full squad of ODI and T20 Teams for Matches against England
ODI Team: KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Yuvraj Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Amit Mishra, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav.
T20I team: Virat Kohli (captain), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Mandeep Singh, KL Rahul, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Manish Pandey, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra