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Nehra makes comeback, Rahane left out for Australia T20Is

India will host Australia in Ranchi, Guwahati and Hyderabad in the three-match T20I series

IANS  |  Mumbai 

15-member Indian Squad against Australia. (Photo: PTI)
15-member Indian Squad against Australia. (Photo: PTI)

Veteran pacer Ashish Nehra and batsman along with opener have been included in the squad for the three-match (T20) against

"The All-Senior Selection Committee has named the Indian Team for the three-match series against Australia," the Board of Control for In (BCCI) said in a statement.

The 38-year-old Nehra made his last international appearance in the shortest format against England in February. While, the Tamil Nadu cricketer Karthik will be figuring for the first time in this format since he played against West Indies in July.

Dhawan, who could not be part of the One-Day International (ODI) series against due to his ailing wife will feature in the T20Is.

Opener Ajinkya Rahane along with pacers Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav have been rested for the T20I series.

will host in Ranchi, Guwahati and Hyderabad in the three-match T20I series.

T20I squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (Vice Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Axar Patel.

First Published: Mon, October 02 2017. 19:16 IST
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