Indian ODI Squad for New Zealand Series Announced | MS Dhoni to lead Indian Side


New selection panel led by MSK Prasad today announced India’s 15 member squad for ODI series against New Zealand starting from October 16th in Dharamsala. MS Dhoni will lead Indian team, while Kohli will be vice-captain of the team.

Indian ODI Squad : MS Dhoni(Captain), Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Manish Pandey, Suresh Raina, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Jayant Yadav, Amit Mishra, Jasprit Bumrah, Dhawal Kulkarni, Umesh Yadav, Mandeep Singh and Kedar Jadhav.

New Zealand ODI Squad : Kane Williamson(captain), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Anton Devcich, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, James Neesham, Luke Ronchi, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor and BJ Watling.

The series is for 5 ODIs with the squad announced is only for the first 3 matches.

Also Read – India vs New Zealand Complete ODI Fixtures

What we learn from Indian ODI Squad against Black Caps – Quick Points

  • No Yuvraj Singh in the team.
  • R Ashwin & R Jadeja rested.
  • ODI skipper MS Dhoni to continue as a captain.
  • Umesh Yadav and Bumrah will be two frontline pacers.
  • Suresh Raina returns to India ODI squad.
  • Opportunity for young guns like – Jayant Yadav, Mandeep Singh and Kedar Jadhav.

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