The Indian squad for the upcoming Asia Cup 2018 to be held in UAE is announced by the national selection committee lead by MSK Prasad earlier today. The selectors said that the skipper Virat Kohli is rested and Rohit Sharma will be leading the team in his absence. The only new face named in the squad is Khaleel Ahmed, and Shikhar Dhawan is named the vice-captain.
After the Indian Premier League, Kedar Jadhav has made a comeback into the 16 member squad for this tournament. The tournament is scheduled to begin on September 15 in Dubai. During the opening day, India will be playing a match against Bangladesh.
The Indian 16-Members Squad
Rohit Sharma (C), Shikhar Dhawan (VC), K L Rahul, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (WK), Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Khaleel Ahmed.
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