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India vs New Zealand: Prithvi Shaw returns to Test squad; Mayank Agarwal replaces Rohit Sharma in ODIs

  • Feb 04, 2020
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Mayank Agarwal will replace injured Rohit Sharma in the ODI series from three games in New Zealand. Meanwhile, Prithvi Shaw returns to tests when India's Board Cricket Control Commission (BCCI) announced alternatives and test teams on Tuesday.

Along with Prithvi Shaw, Navdeep Saini is also included in the red ball cricket team.

Ishant Sharma, who is currently recovering from an ankle injury, is also named on the 16-man test team, but his inclusion will be subject to a fitness license.

Rohit Sharma was excluded from a calf injury in the fifth T20 International Championship against New Zealand last Sunday from the rest of the round.

“Rohit had a muscle strain in his left calf during his fifth T20I against New Zealand in Tauranga on Sunday. He underwent an MRI in Hamilton on Monday. The opening mixture was excluded from the following ODI and Test series and will be referred to the BCCI statement,” The National Cricket Academy for Greater Management For your injuries. "

"The High Selection Committee has appointed Mayank Agarwal in the ODI squad as an alternative to Rohit."

On the other hand, Shaw, who has been suspended for 8 months for his abuse of doping, returned to the audition team after some excellent shows in the national season.

Shaw played the last time in a Test series against the West Indies in 2018 at home, which was also his debut series.

Shubman Gill, who recently scored a double ton against New Zealand A also finds a place on the test team.

Pacer Navdeep Saini has also made his way to the test side after the impressive cricket performance of Limited Printing. Navdeep Saini had received its first beta test for a single test against Afghanistan in 2018, but had yet to start appearing. However, he continued to play three ODI and 10T20 for India.

Pacer Jasprit Bumrah also returned to the audition team after being absent all season at home due to a break in tension.

Kuldeep Yadav, who did not reach eleven in the five T20 against New Zealand, was removed from the testing team with their picks who chose two disk options specializing in Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin.

The 3-match ODI series begins in Hamilton on Wednesday.



India's ODI squad: Virat Kohli (c), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shivam Dube, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Kedar Jadhav

The two-Test series begins in Wellington on February 21.

India’s Test squad: Virat Kohli (Capt), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Ishant Sharma

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