Dhoni to lead Team India; Kohli, Rohit, Dhawan rested for Zimbabwe tour
Mahendra Singh Dhoni will lead the 16-member Indian cricket team on their tour of Zimbabwe beginning on June 11.
Meanwhile, senior Indian players such as star batsman Virat Kohli, openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan rested from tour of Zimbabwe.
Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni. Pic/ PTI
India will play Zimbabwe in 3 ODIs followed by 3 T20Is.
The tour is scheduled from June 11 to June 22.
India will later on play West Indies in a four Test series in July.
Pacer Shardul Thakur is the only uncapped player in India's 17-member West Indies-bound Test team. Also, for the Zimbabwe tour, Faiz Fazal will make his debut.
ODI and T20 squad for Zimbabwe tour:
MS Dhoni, KL Rahul, Faiz Fazal, Manish Pandey, Karun Nair, Ambati Rayudu, Rishi Dhawan, Axar Patel, Jayant Yadav, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jasprit Bumrah, Barinder Sran, Mandeep Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Jaydev Unadkat, Yuzvendra Chahal.
India squad for West Indies tour:
Virat Kohli (capt), M Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-capt), Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, R Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Stuart Binny.