On the 30th of July, BCCI announced the squad for the upcoming Zimbabwe tour which consists of 3 ODIs at Harare. Shikhar Dhawan was asked to lead Team India in this series. Indian skipper Rohit Sharma was rested for this tour as the Asia Cup and World Cup are approaching. Also, KL Rahul was unavailable owing to his injury.
India’s squad for 3 ODIs: Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Mohd Siraj, Deepak Chahar.
KL Rahul To Travel With Team India To Zimbabwe As Their Captain
The Medical Team of BCCI assessed KL Rahul and is of the view that he is fit to play. Soon after the assessment, BCCI revised the squad and posted an update on the official site. The update clearly mentioned that KL Rahul will be the captain of Team India in this 3-match ODI series.
While Shikhar Dhawan who was earlier appointed as captain of team India will now be seen in the role of vice-captain. The revised squad was posted by BCCI on the 11th of August.
India’s revised squad for 3 ODIs: KL Rahul (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan (vice-captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Mohd Siraj, Deepak Chahar.
India will be taking on Zimbabwe in the ODI series which is scheduled to start on the 18th of August. The series will contain 3 Matches and will be concluded on the 22nd of August. All the matches will be played at Harare Sports Club in Zimbabwe.
Head To Head between India And Zimbabwe:
In head-to-head encounters, India and Zimbabwe have played 63 ODIs with each other. Out of these, India has won 51 ODIs while Zimbabwe has won 10 games. While playing in Zimbabwe, India has won 19 games and lost 4 matches out of 23. India has dominated Zimbabwe every time they encountered. Zimbabwe Cricket Team will have to strive hard to restrict team India. With just 5 days to go, we will find out what happens at Harare this time!