NEW DELHI: India have on Saturday announced teams for three Twenty20s and five One-Day Internationals for the tour of Australia starting on January 12, 2016. Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh will make comeback after a long time in the tour, Aaj News reported.
Sandeep Patel and Anurag Thakur announced Indian team, after deliberation of the selection committee meeting, in a press conference. BCCI Selector Sandeep Patel said Yuvraj Singh was a special player and Captain MS Dhoni was happy to have him back”.
Yuvraj has not played a single T20 match for over 20 months now, a well-deserved call-up because of his remarkable performance in Vijay Hazare Trophy recently.
Apart from Yuvraj, the veteran Ashish Nehra returns in T20 squad. Muhammad Shami and Ravindera Jadeja will also make a comeback in T20 and ODI team.
India squad for ODIs: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni (C), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammad Shami, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Gurkeerat Mann Singh, Rishi Dhawan , Brainder Singh Sran.
Indian squad for T20Is: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (C), Suresh Raina, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammad Shami, Harbhajan Singh, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra.