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IND vs ENG: Virat Kohli named captain, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Ashish Nehra reacalled

New Delhi: The MSK Prasad-led selection committee on Friday announced India’s 15-man squad for upcoming limited-overs series against England.

Expectedly, after MS Dhoni stepped down as the limited-overs captain on Wednesday, Virat Kohli was named the new captain for the ODI as well as the T20I team. The selectors also recalled Yuvraj Singh in both the squads.

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The Board of Cricket for Control in India (BCCI) confirmed the news through their official account on Twitter.

The Indian board confirmed the news in a series of tweets:

NEWS ALERT: @imVkohli to lead the 15 member squad for ODIs and T20Is against England #INDvENG

— BCCI (@BCCI) January 6, 2017

Team for 3 ODIs: Virat (C), MSD (wk), Rahul, Shikhar, Manish, Kedar, Yuvraj, Ajinkya, Pandya, Ashwin, Jadeja, Mishra, Bumrah, Bhuvi, Umesh

Team for 3 ODIs: Virat (C), MSD (wk), Rahul, Shikhar, Manish, Kedar, Yuvraj, Ajinkya, Pandya, Ashwin, Jadeja, Mishra, Bumrah, Bhuvi, Umesh

— BCCI (@BCCI) January 6, 2017

Team for 3 T20Is: Virat (Capt), MSD (wk), Mandeep, Rahul, Yuvraj, Raina, Rishabh, Pandya, Ashwin,Jadeja,Chahal,Manish, Bumrah, Bhuvi, Nehra

Team for 3 T20Is: Virat (Capt), MSD (wk), Mandeep, Rahul, Yuvraj, Raina, Rishabh, Pandya, Ashwin,Jadeja,Chahal,Manish, Bumrah, Bhuvi, Nehra

— BCCI (@BCCI) January 6, 2017

Suresh Raina and Ashish Nehra were two other names who made a comeback in the limited-overs teams.

Keeping in mind the good show of youngsters, the selectors also included rising wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant in the T20I squad.

Source: Zee News