New Delhi, The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced the squad for the Asia Cup. The Asia Cup will start on August 27 and the final will be played on September 11. Virat Kohli and KL Rahul have returned to the squad announced by the BCCI. So Jasprit Bumrah is not in the team due to injury. India will start their campaign against Pakistan on August 28.
Indian Team for Asia Cup
Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Awesh Khan.
Stand By Player: Akshar Patel, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar.
Four spinners have been given a chance in the team as per the BCCI announced squad. Which includes Ravindra Jadeja, Ashwin, Chahal and Ravi Bishnoi. So Kuldeep Yadav has not been included in the team.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Awesh Khan and Arshdeep Singh have been included in the fast bowlers. Mohammad Shami did not get a place in the team. The most shocking thing in the team is that Shreyas Iyer has not been given a chance. While Dinesh Karthik is included in the team as the second wicketkeeper. All-rounder Deepak Hooda has also got a chance. Sanju Samson is also overlooked.HS1MS