Today, 15-man Indian squad was announced for the three ODIs and three T20I series against England, starting from the 15th of January. Virat Kohli will take over as full-time captain in all three formats.

Shikhar Dhawan made a comeback to the team, after missing out on the ODI series against New Zealand as well as the Test series against England and joining him as his opening partner will be Ajinkya Rahane, who has been picked in the ODI squad.

Also back in the squad is Yuvraj Singh, who has not played an ODI since the 2013 South Africa tour and joining him is Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar.

Both R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, who were rested for the limited-overs series against New Zealand, are included in both the squads. Amit Mishra is included in the ODI squad while Yuzvendra Chahal will join Ashwin and Jadeja in the T20I squad.

Rishabh Pant, who had a superb time in the Ranji Trophy, got his maiden call-up to the senior side, picked in the T20I squad. Ashish Nehra also found a place in the T20I squad.

Suresh Raina, who was picked for the series against New Zealand, but could not play because of illness, has found a place in the T20I squad.

The Chairman also revealed the teams for the warm-up matches, to be played at the Cricket Club of India(CCI) on the 10th and 12th of January. Dhoni will be at the helm of affairs for the first of the two warm-up games, while Ajinkya Rahane will lead the side in the second warm-up match.

The likes of Mohit Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav, Parvez Rasool among others have found a place in the squad for the first game while in the second warm-up game, the likes of Vinay Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Deepak Hooda have found a place.

 

 

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