BCCI announces Team India’s squad for Australia tour, Rohit Sharma not named, Varun Chakraborty

New Delhi: India limited-overs captain and senior opener Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the three-man squad for the tour of Australia on Monday due to a persistent hamstring injury, but he has a slim chance of playing for the Mumbai Indians for a week.

In the absence of Rohit, KL Rahul will be Virat Kohli’s assistant in the white ball squad and will return to the Test squad after a considerable period. Wicket-keeper-batsman Rishabh Bandh retained his place in the Test team but failed to make cuts for limited overs.

Rahul T20 and two of the ODI teams, Rajasthan Royals (326 runs in 12 matches) are the best in the IPL. Sanju Samson, who has, is the wicket-keeper in the T20 squad.

Meanwhile, ace leg spinner Varun Chakraborty has been rewarded for his outstanding performance in the ongoing IPL. The 29-year-old emperor and a professional architect has so far taken 12 wickets in 10 IPL matches for the Kolkata Knight Riders, including a five-wicket haul, and has impressed everyone.

The selectors selected a total of 28 players for the three teams, seven of whom will feature in all three teams. They selected Virat Kohli, captain in the forms, Mayank Agarwal, Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Jaspreet Bhumra, Mohammad Shami, and Navdeep Saini.

Kamalesh Nagercoil, Karthik Tiyagi, Ishan Borel and D. The BCCI has announced that Natarajan will travel to Australia with four additional bowlers.

The tour of Australia includes three T20 internationals, several ODIs and four Tests. It is scheduled to take place from November 27th.

India teams:

T20I: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (vice-captain and wicket-keeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sunder , Yusvendra Sahal, Jaspreet Bhumra, Mohammad Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Sahar, Varun Chakraborty

ODI: Virat Kohli (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Subman Gill, KL Rahul (vice-captain and wicket-keeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Mayang Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Yusvendra Sahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur

Test: Virat Kohli (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Prithviraj Shah, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Subman Gill, Viruthiman Saha and Rishabh Bandh (wicket-keepers), Jaspreet Bham Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Aswin, Mohammad Siraj


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