IND vs NZ: India squad announced for India vs New Zealand ODI series. Check Player List
Updated on: Jan 13, 2023 10:40 pm IST
IND vs NZ 2023: India and New Zealand are all set to lock horns with each other in the white-ball series. The ODI series between the teams will kick start from 18th January in Hyderabad whereas the second and third game will be played on 21st and 24th January in Raipur and Indore respectively. It’ll be an opportunity for Indian team to strengthen their team and rectify their mistakes which they did against Sri Lanka.
BCCI announces India squad for India vs New Zealand ODI series
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday (13th January) announced the 16-member squad for the three-match ODI series against New Zealand. Rohit Sharma will continue leading the team with Hardik Pandya being his deputy.
KL Rahul and Axar Patel were unavailable for the selection due to family reasons and in their place KS Bharat has received his maiden call-up along with Shahbaz Ahmed who he back in the side after missing the last series. Arshdeep Singh has been dropped from the team and has been replaced by Shardul Thakur in the side.
The rest of the squad is pretty similar to what India fielded in the ODI series against Sri Lanka. Shubhman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer and Suryakumar Yadav will boost the batting lineup. While Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj and Umran Malik handling the bowling department. Apart from Hardik, Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed and Shardul Thakur are the other all-rounders in the team.
IND vs NZ: India squad for the ODI series against New Zealand
Here’s the complete Indian squad for the ODI series against New Zealand:
Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KS Bharat (wk), Hardik Pandya (vc), Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik