The BCCI announced the 16-man squad for the upcoming three-match ODI series against South Africa, which begins on 6 October, with Shikhar Dhawan as skipper.
As announced by the BCCI on Sunday, the All-India Senior Selection Committee has selected India’s three-match ODI squad against South Africa.
Ishan Kishan and Sanju Samson will serve as India’s wicketkeepers during the series, while Shreyas Iyer is named vice-captain for the series. Mukesh Kumar, who scalped nine wickets in the recent unofficial Test series against New Zealand ‘A’ while playing for India ‘A’, is also included in the squad.
Team India squad for South Africa ODIs: Shikhar Dhawan (C), Shreyas Iyer (VC), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubhman Gill, Rajat Patidar, Rahul Tripathi, Ishan Kishan (WK), Sanju Samson (WK), Shahbaz Ahmed, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan, Mohd. Siraj, Deepak Chahar.