India Announce 17-Men Squad For T20I Series Against Ireland, Hardik Pandya Named Captain, Rahul Tripathi Earns Maiden Call-up

The nationwide selectors on Wednesday introduced a 17-member squad for the 2-match T20 worldwide collection in opposition to Eire.

As reported earlier, Hardik Pandya has been introduced because the captain of the aspect whereas Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been named as his deputy.

Whereas Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer have been ignored of the squad. They’ll be a part of the Take a look at squad and each are anticipated to play within the apply sport which is scheduled to be on the identical dates because the T20Is in opposition to Eire.

Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya. (Photograph: IPL)

Suryakumar Yadav And Sanju Samson Return To The Facet

Suryakumar Yadav has returned to the squad after being sidelined on account of an damage in opposition to South Africa. Sanju Samson additionally returns to the squad after being ignored for the continuing collection in opposition to South Africa.

Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav. (Photograph: BCCI)ipathi

Rahul Tripathi has lastly gotten his first India call-up after a profitable IPL season for Sunrisers Hyderabad. There was plenty of backlash after he was not thought-about for the 5-match T20 collection in opposition to South Africa.

Arshdeep Singh and Umran Malik have retained their spots whereas Kuldeep Yadav has not been picked. He may nonetheless be recovering from the damage he sustained throughout internet practise previous to the primary sport of T20I in opposition to South Africa.

Venkatesh Iyer and Deepak Hooda too have retained their spots within the group.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been named vice-captain for the 2nd time after holding that place within the collection in opposition to Sri Lanka final yr when Shikhar Dhawan captained the aspect.

Earlier within the day Eire too had introduced their squad for the collection in opposition to India.

India T20I Squad for Eire Tour:

Hardik Pandya (C), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vc), Ishan Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sanju Samson, Suryakumar Yadav, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, R Bishnoi, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik

Additionally Learn: IND vs IRE: Eire Announce Squad For The T20I Collection In opposition to India, Simi Singh Dropped

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