Kuldeep Yadav gets maiden call-up; Ashwin rested for first three ODIs against West Indies

Team India announced their squad on Saturday for the first three ODIs against West Indies. BCCI confirmed the news through their official account on micro-blogging site Twitter.

Last Updated: Oct 04, 2014, 16:31 PM IST
Kuldeep Yadav gets maiden call-up; Ashwin rested for first three ODIs against West Indies

New Delhi: Team India announced their squad on Saturday for the first three ODIs against West Indies. BCCI confirmed the news through their official account on micro-blogging site Twitter.

Young chinaman Kuldeep Yadav was included in the squad, while Ravichandran Ashwin has been rested. Rohit Sharma's injury led to him being excluded from the squad. Apart from that, all the regular faces made it to the squad for the series.

From October 8, West Indies will play five ODIs and a T20 against India, before three Tests. Kochi, Delhi and Vishakhapatnam will host the first three ODIs on Oct 8, 11th and 14th respectively.

Full squad:

MS Dhoni (c&wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Amit Mishra, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Murali Vijay, Kuldeep Yadav.