India squads for Asia Cup, World T20 announced
On Tuesday, the Indian cricket selectors met in Bangalore to pick India's squads for two upcoming ICC events, namely the Asia Cup and World T20, both to be played in Bangladesh.
Fast bowler Ishant Sharma has been dropped for both tournaments, while Suresh Raina has been axed from the Asia Cup squad and will be replaced by Cheteshwar Pujara. Meanwhile, batsman Yuvraj Singh has been included in the World T20 squad, indicating the selectors' faith in the southpaw.
All-rounder Stuart Binny, bowler Ishwar Pandey also make it to the Asia Cup squad.
Asia Cup begins on February 26, followed by the World T20 on March 16.
India Asia Cup squad: MS Dhoni (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ambati Rayudu, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar, Mohammad Shami, Varun Aaron, Stuart Binny, Amit Mishra and Ishwar Pandey.
India squad for WT20: MS Dhoni (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami, Stuart Binny, Amit Mishra, Mohit Sharma and Varun Aaron.