Rohit Sharma named Indian team skipper for T20 clash against New Zealand
The Indian selectors of the Board of Control for Cricket in India on Tuesday named Rohit Sharma as the skipper for the T20 International against New Zealand.
KL Rahul has been named his deputy.
Virat Kohli, who played his last T20 match as skipper in the group stage match of the T20 World Cup against Namibia, has been rested for the T20 series against Kiwis.
India’s T20I squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Mohd. Siraj