Bangalore: India's limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be back in the thick of things after a three month break as Indian selectors will be picking the squad for the upcoming T20I and ODI series against South Africa, starting October 2.
There is a possibility that selectors may name squads for T20s and first three ODIs.
While there are three T20Is slated at the start of the series, the focus for both Dhoni and selectors will be on World T20 which will be held in India in five months time.
While it was nothing more than an extended practice session, Dhoni again wielded the willow in a charity game two days back at the Oval in London and scored 38 in a winning cause.
India's last limited overs series was against Zimbabwe where a second string side was selected to play under Ajinkya Rahane. Now with Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, R Ashwin all fit and available, some of the fringe players may have to make way for senior stars.
The only injury concern right now is Shikhar Dhawan, who is recuperating from fractured hand and will get his fitness test done.
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