BCCI has announced the squad for the upcoming Test series against New Zealand.
India will host New Zealand for two Tests starting from 25th November in Kanpur. BCCI has announced the squad for the same.
Indian opener Rohit Sharma has been rested for both the Tests while Virat Kohli has been rested for the first Test.
Ajinkya Rahane will lead India in the first Test while Virat Kohli will be back for the second Test and will lead the respective Test match which begins on 3rd December in Mumbai.
KS Bharat has made it to the squad as the second wicket-keeper while Rishabh Pant as been rested. Shreyas Iyer has been added to the squad as well.
Jayant Yadav and Prasidh Krishna makes it to the squad while Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah has been rested for the series.
India squad for New Zealand Tests:
A Rahane (C), C Pujara (VC), KL Rahul, M Agarwal, S Gill, S Iyer, W Saha (WK), KS Bharat (WK), R Jadeja, R Ashwin, A Patel, J Yadav, I Sharma, U Yadav, Md Siraj, P Krishna
*Virat Kohli will join the squad for the 2nd Test and will lead the team.