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Shubman, Vijay to replace Hardik, Rahul

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Shubman Gill, the 2018 U-19 hero, earned his maiden call while all-rounder was recalled to replace the suspended duo of K.L. Rahul and

While Shankar will join the team before the start of the second One (ODI) in and will be a part of the squad for the ODI series in and the tour to New Zealand, has been picked only for the ODI and T20I series in

"With K.L. Rahul and set to return from Australia, the All-Senior Selection Committee has decided to send all-rounder and batsman as replacements," a Board of Control for in (BCCI) statement said late on Saturday.

The BCCI had earlier suspended and sent Rahul and back home from after their alleged "sexist" comments in a television chat show.

On Saturday, India went down by 34 runs in the first of the three ODIs against

The second and third ODIs will be played on Tuesday and Friday at and Melbourne, respectively.



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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 10:06 IST