Published On: Sat, Dec 19th, 2015

Yuvi back into the Indian team after nearly 2 years

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Selectors pick ODI and T20 squads for Australia tour

Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Asish Nehra recalled for the tour down under

Flamboyant all-rounder Yuvraj Singh who has scripted some of India’s most famous wins was included in the T20 team to play in Australia in January next year. The selectors also put an end to speculation by stating that MS Dhoni will lead Team India in the World T20 slated to be held in India next year. The mercurial all-rounder was rewarded for some good performances in the domestic circuit.

Also making a comeback into the Indian team are off spinner Harbhajan Singh and left arm pacer Asish Nehra. Rishi Dhawan and Manish Pandey were also included in the squads announced by BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur after a meeting of the selection committee here.

There were a number of players like Stuart Binny, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ambati Rayudu, Mohit Sharma, Amit Mishra and Harbhajan Singh, who were omitted from the ODI squad. Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami too have been included in the squad to boost the pace attack.

Squads:

One-day: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Manish Pandey, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh, Rishi Dhawan and Brainder Sran.

Twenty20: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Harbhajan Singh, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ashish Nehra.

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