The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the squads for the white-ball matches against New Zealand and the first two Tests with Australia.
KL Rahul has been given a break due to family commitments. He is getting married to Athiya Shetty. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will not play the shortest format against the Kiwis as the BCCI has decided to try out new players before the 2024 T20 World Cup.
KS Bharat has made it to the ODI squad in Rishabh Pant’s absence. The Men in Blue will play three ODIs against the visiting New Zealand team.
India’s squad for NZ ODIs: Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KS Bharat (wk), Hardik Pandya (vc), Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik
India’s 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
India’s squad for first 2 Tests vs Australia:Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul (vc), Shubman Gill, C Pujara, V Kohli, S Iyer, KS Bharat (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Suryakumar Yadav