BCCI selection committee announced 15 members Indian squad for the upcoming three T20I matches series against Sri Lanka. Tamil Nadu all-rounder and 2017 IPL find, Washington Sundar has been named in the lineup to play twenty20s starting from 20th December.
The all-rounder was previously discarded from the selection after failing to Yo-Yo test before Australia T20 series in October 2017. Rohit Sharma is appointed as the skipper of Men in Blue as regular captain Virat Kohli has been rested.
Deepak Hooda, Basil Thampi and Mohammad Siraj have also been picked for PayTm three T20s series. Fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat has made return to the national team.
India’s T20 Squad
Rohit Sharma (Captain), K.L. Rahul, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Mohammad Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Jasprit Bumrah, Dinesh Karthik, Basil Thampi, Jaydev Unadkat, Washington Sundar.
Cuttack to host first T20 meanwhile second match to be played in Indore on 22 December. Third twenty20 is scheduled for 24 at Mumbai.