From R Ashwin's Comeback To Shreyas Iyer's Injury: Top 5 Talking Points From India's Squad For ODI Series Vs Australia
In the lead-up to the highly anticipated ODI series against Australia, India's squad announcement has sent shockwaves through the cricketing world. With Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma resting, R Ashwin's comeback, Shreyas Iyer's injury, an unusual squad size, and Suryakumar Yadav's inclusion over Sanju Samson, there's no shortage of talking points surrounding the Indian team.
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma Rested:
Indian cricket giants Kohli and Sharma take a break, providing opportunities for other players to lead the team in their absence.
R Ashwin Makes Comeback:
Experienced spinner R Ashwin returns to the ODI squad, adding a significant boost to the team's bowling arsenal.
Shreyas Iyer Injury Update:
Key middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer's injury status remains a concern, with fans eagerly awaiting updates on his availability.
India Still Confused With 18 Players In Squad:
Team selection raises eyebrows as the inclusion of 18 players in the squad sparks confusion and debate among cricket enthusiasts.
Suryakumar Yadav IN, No Sanju Samson:
The inclusion of Suryakumar Yadav adds excitement, while the omission of Sanju Samson surprises fans, highlighting the intense competition for spots in the team.
Squad for the 1st two ODIs:
KL Rahul (C & WK), Ravindra Jadeja (Vice-captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Shardul Thakur, Washington Sundar, R Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Prasidh Krishna
Squad for the 3rd & final ODI:
Rohit Sharma (C), Hardik Pandya, (Vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel*, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, R Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj