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India vs West Indies, ODIs: Pant gets call-up, Kohli returns as selectors pick squad

Deccan Chronicle 2018-10-11 17:42:00

 While Virat Kohli returned to lead India following a rest during the Asia Cup, Rishabh Pant earned call-up to India’s ODI squad as Ravindra Jadeja retained his place in the side following his impressive showing in Asia Cup. (Photo: AP)

Hyderabad: In what could be an indicator that Rishabh Pant might be a part of India’s plan for ICC World Cup 2019, the left-hander wicketkeeper-batsman was picked in the ODI squad for the West Indies series here on Thursday.

Virat Kohli, who was rested during the recently-concluded Asia Cup, returned to the Indian squad as the MSK Prasad-led selection committee named 14-man squad for the first two of the five-match ODI series.


Here is the full squad:

🚨Team for first 2 ODIs against Windies announced

Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni (wk),Rishabh Pant, R Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Khaleel Ahmed, Shardul Thakur, KL Rahul #INDvWI

— BCCI (@BCCI) October 11, 2018