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Indian Squad for upcoming tour Announced

Today, BCCI (Board of Control For Cricket in India) announced squad for the upcoming historic one-off Test between India and Afghanistan to be played from 14th June in Bengaluru, along with this the squad for India’s tour of England & Ireland for limited overs leg was announced. India is slated to play two T-20’s with Ireland at Dublin on 27 & 29 June and will start their campagin against England on 3rd July with 3 match T-20 series which will be followed by 3 match ODI series. India will also play 5 match Test series from August against England.

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With Virat Kohli playing for Surrey in the month of June, he is set to miss the T-20’s against Ireland and One-Off Test against Afghanistan, so Rahane will captain the team in the Afghanistan while Rohit will captain the team against Ireland. Also, the Test Specialist namely KL.Rahul, M.Vijay will play for India A in England with Ishant Sharma and Pujara playing for county teams Sussex and Yorkshire respectively. So, overall it looks good and India have fair chance of winning the Test Series this time around.

Meanwhile the squad for historic Test comprises of 14 Players with Ajinkya Rahane as Captain and Karun Nair, Kuldeep added to the team and Rohit left out, also Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah has been rested. The T-20 squad for England & Ireland include S.Kaul of Punjab who has performed well over the years and has been exceptional in this year’s IPL. Moreover Virat will Captain the team in both T-20 series as well as ODI’s. Also Ambati Rayudu has been recalled to Indian ODI setup on a back of brilliant performance in this year’s IPL, currently he is the highest run-getter of the tournament. Also Ajinkya Rahane has been dropped from ODI squad. Overall all the squads look well balanced.

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Here are the Full Squads:

#TeamIndia</a> for one-off Test against Afghanistan announced

Ajinkya (Capt), Shikhar, Vijay, KL Rahul, Pujara, Karun Nair, Saha (wk), Ashwin, Jadeja, Kuldeep, Umesh, Shami, Hardik, Ishant, Shardul #INDvAFG

— BCCI (@BCCI) May 8, 2018

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#TeamIndia</a> for two-match T20I series against Ireland announced

Virat (Capt), Shikhar, Rohit, KL Rahul, Raina, Manish, MS Dhoni(wk), Dinesh Karthik, Chahal, Kuldeep, Sundar, Bhuvneshwar, Bumrah, Hardik, Kaul, Umesh #IREvIND

— BCCI (@BCCI) May 8, 2018

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#TeamIndia</a> for three-match T20I series against England announced

Virat (Capt), Shikhar, Rohit, KL Rahul, Raina, Manish, MS Dhoni(wk), Dinesh Karthik, Chahal, Kuldeep, Sundar, Bhuvneshwar, Bumrah, Hardik, Kaul, Umesh #ENGvIND

— BCCI (@BCCI) May 8, 2018

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#TeamIndia</a> for three-match ODI series against England announced

Virat (Capt), Shikhar, Rohit, KL Rahul, Shreyas, Rayudu, MS Dhoni(wk), Dinesh Karthik, Chahal, Kuldeep, Sundar, Bhuvneshwar, Bumrah, Hardik, Kaul, Umesh #ENGvIND

— BCCI (@BCCI) May 8, 2018

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Schedule of India’s tour of England 2018: ( Pic Courtsey Yahoo Cricket)

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