Indian team for Zimbabwe, No Virat in the team

Indian team for Zimbabwe, No Virat in the team

Sinchan Saha

Modified Jul 30, 2022 9:54 PM IST

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The BCCI on Saturday announced Team India’s team for the upcoming ODI series against Zimbabwe, beginning from August 18 in Harare. Shikhar Dhawan will lead the 15-man team, with regular captain Rohit Sharma being rested. Similarly, Deepak Chahar also makes his re-visitation of the group after an extensive injury.

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The veteran Dhawan recently led India to a 3-0 win over West Indies in the ODI series, where a few seniors like Rohit, Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah were rested. The selectors appear to be following a similar example here.

Rahul Tripathi has additionally been remembered for the team and it will be fascinating to perceive how he performs whenever offered a chance.

The arrival of Deepak Chahar implies the quick bowling all-rounder has returned to full wellness.

This will be a significant series for Chahar to demonstrate his wellness. He will likewise be wanting to get to play T20Is too, with the goal that he can have a special interest in a spot in the team for the T20 World Cup.

Chahar missed the IPL because of the injury. His ability to bat down the request makes him an extraordinary resource in white ball cricket.

Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav and Washington Sundar are additionally in the blend and it will be a significant chance for them to get some game time with the Indian group.

Mohammed Siraj will lead the speed assault in the partnership of Prasidh Krishna and Avesh Khan.

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India’s team for 3 ODIs: Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Ishan Kishan (wicket-attendant), Sanju Samson (wicket-guardian), Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Mohd Siraj, Deepak Chahar.

This is what Twitter had to say about Virat Kohli being avoided with regard to the ODI team

Virat Kohli hasn’t been at the pinnacle of his form throughout the last three years and with each passing challenge, he is losing his edge further with scarcely any commitment at all. He is getting those beginnings yet some way or another he has failed to change them into the huge knocks that he was known for.

The Indian cricket fans believed that he should be a piece of this competition as that would have permitted him to confront impressively more vulnerable resistance which might have given his structure back. Nonetheless, BCCI was uncompromising with their conviction that Kohli was to star in the impending challenges that would see him getting comfortable with himself in the greatest phases of all.

Twitter had mixed responses about Kohli’s prohibition from the Zimbabwe ODI visit as the duo felt that it was OK to allow Kohli to rest while others were extremely disappointed.