India squad for ODIs,T20Is against Australia announced; KL Rahul returns to side

The BCCI on Friday announced the squad for the home series against Australia with batsman KL Rahul included in the side once again, following quality performances for India A against the England Lions. 

India squad for ODIs,T20Is against Australia announced; KL Rahul returns to side
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The BCCI on Friday announced the squad for the home series against Australia with batsman KL Rahul included in the side once again, following quality performances for India A against the England Lions. 

Rahul and all-rounder Hardik Pandya were suspended by the CoA following sexist remarks and subsequently had their provisional suspensions lifted recently.  

The 16-man ODI squad for the 1st and 2nd ODI against Australia consists of Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, MSD (wk), Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohamed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Vijay Shankar, Rishabh Pant, Siddharth Kaul, KL Rahul. 

The BCCI further announced the squad for the remaining three ODIs with the side comprising of Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, MSD (wk), Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Vijay Shankar, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant. 

On the other hand, the Indian squad for the T20I series comprises of Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (WK), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Vijay Shankar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Sidharth Kaul, Mayank Markande.