Team India confirmed for England, Afghanistan and Ireland matches

Team India confirmed for England, Afghanistan and Ireland matches

After the ongoing IPL season, Team India has back to back matches. The team India will play against Afghanistan, Ireland, and England in the coming days. Soon, the BCCI will unfold the match schedule along with dates and venues.

For the first time, Afghanistan and Ireland are playing against India other than ICC world cup tournaments. The strong Indian team will play one-off Test against the enthusiastic Afghanistan team in absence of Captain, Virat Kohli. This one and only test match will be lead by Ajinkya Rahane.

Here is team for one-off test match against Afghanistan:
Ajinkya Rahane(Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteswara Pujara, Karun Nair, Wriddhiman Saha(WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma, Shardul Thakur.
Later team India will play against Ireland in a two-match T20I series, which is the first time for Ireland to clash with mighty men in blue under the captaincy of Virat Kohli.

Team India against two-match T20I against Ireland:
Virat Kohli(Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni(WK), Dinesh Karthik, Yazhuvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Kaul, Umesh Yadav.

Besides BCCI also confirms team for three-match ODI and T20I series against England, which is said to be the biggest series ahead of India’s tour to Australia. 

Team India for ODI and T20I clash against England:
T20I:
Virat Kohli(Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni(WK), Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Kaul, Umesh Yadav.

ODI:
Virat Kohli(Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(WK), Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Kaul, Umesh Yadav.

This is the first-ever call for Ambati Rayudu for his consistent and blazing performance as CSK player in the ongoing IPL Season from BCCI after a reasonable gap.