Suryakumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya and Prasidh Krishna are three uncapped players named in the India’s limited-over squad for the upcoming series against England. Selection Committee led by Chetan Sharma, announced 18-man squad for the three-match ODI series against England.
Manish Pandey, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini, Mohammad Shami and Sanju Samson are missing from limited-overs squad for England series..
Pacer Prasidh Krishna has been a bankable performer for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. In the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy, Prasidh enjoyed excellent run of form with the ball in hand and claimed 14 wickets in seven outings at an average of 24.5.
Uncapped batsman Suryakumar has been a consistent performer in the Indian Premier League and done well at the domestic circuit. The 30-year old earned his maiden call-up to the T20I squad for the series against England. He smashed a splendid half-century in his debut game for India against England at Ahmedabad.
In the Vijay Hazare Trophy, Suryakumar Yadav performed exceedingly well and accumulated 332 runs in five innings at an average of 66.30 with one century and two half-centuries.
In the domestic competition, All-rounder Krunal Pandya showed excellent form for Baroda and smashed two centuries and two half-centuries. He has been selected to fill the void for injured Ravindra Jadeja, who is currently from injury picked up during Test series in Australia.
Having topped the batting charts in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, Devdutt Padikkal and Prithvi Shaw were overlooked by the selectors for this one-day series. Besides first-choice opening pair of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, rookie Shubham Gill is another opener included in India’s ODI squad for the three-match series against England.
After a long break from international cricket, Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has made a comeback to the national side and performed exceedingly well for India in the five-match T20I series. Due to his excellent returns in the T20I squad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been named in the limited-overs squad for the three-match one-day series.
T Natarajan, Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Siraj are other three prominent pacers named in the ODI squad, while Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Krunal Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav are four spinners for the one-day series against England.
The three one-day internationals will be held at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on 23rd, 26th and 28th March respectively.
India’s ODI Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Lokesh Rahul, Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, T Natarajan, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar.