Captain Rohit Sharma will not play the first ODI against Australia
BCCI gave this information along with team selection on Sunday
New Delhi. The Indian cricket team has to play in the ODI series just after the 4-match Test series against Australia. On Sunday, the selectors announced the squad for the last two Tests and the upcoming 3-match ODI series against Australia. Team India captain Rohit Sharma will not play the first ODI against Australia. The selectors informed about this along with announcing the team.
The Indian team has to play in ODIs against Australia after the Test series and for this the team has been announced. The selectors announced the squad for the first two Tests against Australia in January. On Sunday, February 19, the team was selected for the remaining two Tests and 3 ODIs. The selectors gave a special information along with announcing the team.
Rohit will not play the first ODI
Along with the announcement of the team, the selectors gave specific information, in which it was told that Rohit Sharma will not play the first match in the first ODI against Australia. Indian team will be captained by vice-captain Hardik Pandya in this match. In the special information that was with the team selection, it was told that Rohit Sharma will not play the first ODI against Australia due to personal reasons. According to the information, he is going to be on leave to attend the wedding of someone close to him.
India’s ODI team against Australia
Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan (WK), Hardik Pandya (VC), R Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj , Umran Malik, Shardul Thakur, Akshar Patel, Jaydev Unadkat.
Rohit Sharma will not play the first ODI, Hardik will captain
FIRST PUBLISHED : February 20, 2023, 20:21 IST