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India rest Umesh, Bumrah, Kuldeep for 3rd T20I vs Windies

IANS  |  Chennai 

Having won the three-match T20 International 2-0, the Indian team management has decided to rest three of their senior bowlers -- Umesh Yadav, and -- for the third and final T20I against the here on Sunday.

Pacer has been added to the squad for the final T20I.

"The Indian team management has decided to rest Umesh Yadav, and from the upcoming third T20I against the Windies in Chennai. The decision has been made to allow the trio to be in the best physical condition ahead of India's tour to Australia," a BCCI release stated.

The men-in-blue have already pocketed the series by winning the first two games comprehensively.

won the first T20 in Kolkata by five wickets, before Rohit Sharma's masterclass century helped the hosts take an unbeatable 2-0 lead with the 71-run win in

The absence of Umesh, Kuldeep and Bumrah will also give the likes of Washington Sundar, and Kaul a chance to show their mettle ahead of

India's squad for the 3rd T20I series against the Windies: (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, (wicket-keeper), Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Shahbaz Nadeem, Siddarth Kaul.



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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 16:26 IST