Zaheer included in India's Test squad
Fast bowler Zaheer Khan has been named in India's Test squad for the upcoming tour of South Africa starting next month.
Zaheer, who last played a Test in the home series against England in 2012, will be making a comeback to the Test fold after strong performances for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy. He is part of a five-man pace attack for the two Tests starting December 18.
Ambati Rayudu is the only new inclusion in the 17-man Test squad. Wriddhiman Saha also finds place in the side as the back-up wicketkeeper.
ODIs: MS Dhoni (capt & wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina,Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane ,Yuvraj Singh, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Zaheer Khan, Ambati Rayudu, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Amit Mishra
Tests: MS Dhoni (capt & wk), M Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Zaheer Khan, Ambati Rayudu, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, Pragyan Ojha