The All-India Senior Selection Committee, chaired by MSK Prasad, announced the squad for the upcoming T20I and Test series against Bangladesh in Mumbai on Thursday, 24 October.
Skipper Virat Kohli has been rested for the T20I series while Rohit Sharma will be leading in his absence. Sanju Samson and Shivam Dube has been included in the side for the shortest format.
The Test team remains unchanged from the one that played the three Test matches against South Africa.
Meanwhile, MS Dhoni continues to remain unavailable for the third series in a row since India’s semi-final exit from the World Cup in England earlier this year.
The forthcoming home series against Bangladesh is scheduled to be held from the 3 – 26 November 2019 and will comprise 3 T20Is and 2 Tests.
Team for T20I series:
Rohit Sharma(Capt), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Sanju Samson, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant(wk), Washington Sundar, Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed, Shivam Dube, Shardul Thakur
Team for Test Series:
Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Jadeja, R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant