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Siraj, Kaul in Indian limited overs squad, Bumrah rested

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Debutant pacer will replace in the Indian squad for the upcoming limited overs series against and

"The Board of Control for in (BCCI) has decided to rest pacer for the forthcoming ODI series against and the tour in New Zealand," BCCI said in statement on Tuesday.

"Keeping in mind the work load of the bowler, it was best felt to give him adequate rest ahead of the home series against will replace Bumrah in the squad for the Australia and tour."

Bumrah played a crucial role in India's first ever series win in Australia during the current tour.

Rookie pacer Siddarth Kaul, who made his One-(ODI) debut against England in May last year, has also returned to the overs squad.

"has also been drafted into the squad for the 3-match T20I series against New Zealand," the BCCI statement added.

will play three ODIs against Australia on January 12, 15 and 18 before the T20I series against the Kiwis.



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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 14:52 IST