The new selection committee has dropped Sanju Samson for the upcoming T20I series against New Zealand.
KL Rahul and Axar Patel were not given a chance due to family commitments. KL is getting married to Athiya Shetty.
Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli were not considered as the BCCI has decided to move ahead with a new team.
Prithvi Shaw, who has been in scintillating form in domestic cricket, has been recalled after a long time.
Hardik Pandya will lead the Men in Blue, with Suryakumar Yadav being his deputy.
India squad for NZ T20Is:
Hardik Pandya (C), Suryakumar Yadav (vc), Ishan Kishan (wk), R Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Y Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi, Prithvi Shaw, Mukesh Kumar