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India vs West Indies 3rd T20: Umesh, Bumrah, Kuldeep rested for final match

Punjab seamer Siddarth Kaul was included in the squad for the final T20I to be held at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Virat Kohli and Umesh Yadav

Pace duo of and Jasprit Bumrah and spinner Kuldeep Yadav have been rested for the third T20I against West Indies ahead of India's tour to Australia.

Punjab seamer was included in the squad for the final T20I to be held at the here on Sunday.

"The Indian team management has decided to rest Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav from the upcoming third Paytm T20I against the Windies in Chennai," BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary said in a release.

"The decision has been made to allow the trio to be in the best physical condition ahead of India's tour to Australia.

"The All-India Senior Selection Committee has added to India's squad for the final T20I."

India begins its tour of Australia with the opening T20I at Brisbane on November 21.

India's squad for the 3rd T20I: (c), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, (wk), Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Shahbaz Nadeem,

First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 11:10 IST