BCCI announces squad for WI, Aus T20Is; MS Dhoni eliminate from team

DN Bureau

The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Friday announced the Indian teams for the three-match T-20I series against West Indies and the three-match T-20I series and the four-match Test series against Australia.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) on Friday announced the Indian teams for the three-match T-20I series against West Indies and the three-match T-20I series and the four-match Test series against Australia to be held later this year.

 

Opener Rohit Sharma, who led India to victory in the Asia Cup 2018, will be the captain for the Men in Blue in the upcoming T-20I series against the Caribbean side. The first T-20I will be played on November 4 in Kolkata. Rohit also gets a call-up for the Tests against Australia.

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The most noteworthy exclusion is that of former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has been dropped for the T-20I series against both the West Indies and Australia. This is the first instance in his international career that the mercurial wicketkeeper-batsman from Ranchi has been dropped from a series. (ANI)
 

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