The All-India Senior Selection Committee, on Wednesday picked an 18-member squad for the upcoming Paytm ODI and T20I series against the West Indies.
Young leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi has been rewarded with a maiden India call-up for the upcoming T20 series against the West Indies while senior wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav also returned to the white ball set up after a knee surgery.
Skipper Rohit Sharma on the day cleared his fitness test and was back in-charge for the series that starts with ODIs in Ahmedabad from February 6.
Among senior players, Ravichandran Ashwin has been dropped from the white-ball team, while Washington Sundar, who missed the South Africa series due to COVID-19, is back in the squad.
Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, and Mohammed Siraj were named in the fast bowling department. Avesh Khan is yet to make his India debut, while Harshal Patel recently made his against New Zealand at home and impressed one and all.
Rohit Sharma(Capt),KL Rahul (vc),Ishan Kishan,Virat Kohli,Shreyas Iyer,Surya Kumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk),Venkatesh Iyer,Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Mohd. Siraj, Bhuvneshwar, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel
Rohit Sharma (Capt), KL Rahul (vc), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shikhar, Virat Kohli, Surya Kumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wk), D Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Y Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohd. Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan