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Dhoni has not been included in the T20I squad against South Africa

  • 04 Sep 2019 19:06:28

MS Dhoni and Jasprit Bumrah were excluded in the 15-man India squad for the home arrangement against South Africa while all-rounder Hardik Pandya made an arrival to the side, the Board of Control For Cricket in India (BCCI) reported on Thursday. Dhoni, who had taken a two-month holiday from the game, is at present traveling in the United States, having served the Territorial Army for 15 days. As indicated by PTI, it couldn't be found out whether the selectors addressed Dhoni about his accessibility for the home arrangement against South Africa. Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar and Khaleel Ahmed have been incorporated as the authority quick bowlers. The more youthful of the Pandya siblings - Hardik - was back in the group in the wake of being refreshed to treat his minor niggles as a major aspect of the remaining task at hand administration program.

India's squad for 3 T20Is against South Africa: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Rahul Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar and Navdeep Saini.

The squad is practically like the one that blanked the West Indies 3-0 in the past arrangement in the United States and the Caribbean. Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the main player forgotten about as a piece of the remaining task at hand administration program.

The opening T20I is scheduled to happen in Dharmasala on September 15. The second and third match will be played on September 18 and 22 individually.