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एशिया कप के लिये भारतीय टीम में कोहली और राहुल की वापसी

Notable names dropped from the main squad are batsman Shreyas Iyer and left-arm spinner Axar Patel. Fast bowler Deepak Chahar, who has been out of the squad for four months due to a muscle strain and a back injury, is also included in the reserve players. Harshal Patel, who is suffering from a rib injury, has also not been given a place in the main team.

New Delhi, August 9. Former captain Virat Kohli and rebuilt vice-captain Lokesh Rahul have returned to the 15-man Indian squad for the Asia Cup, while veteran Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out due to a back injury. The Asia Cup will be played in Dubai and Sharjah from 27 August to 11 September. Rahul was unable to participate in the previous series against West Indies due to the grip of Kovid-19. He has returned to the team after recovering from sports hernia surgery.

Notable names dropped from the main squad are batsman Shreyas Iyer and left-arm spinner Axar Patel. Fast bowler Deepak Chahar, who has been out of the squad for four months due to a muscle strain and a back injury, is also included in the reserve players. Harshal Patel, who is suffering from a rib injury, has also not been given a place in the main team. BCCI wrote on Twitter, “Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel were not available for selection due to injuries. He is currently undergoing rehabilitation at the NCA in Bengaluru.

Coach Rahul Dravid and captain Rohit Sharma along with a five-member selection committee have identified 20 key players for the T20 World Cup. This includes 15 players selected for the Asia Cup, three standbys and two injured players (Bumrah and Harshal). India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Lokesh Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.

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