These new faces joined Team India for the New Zealand series, the chopped leaves of these players, know

Team India Squad for Upcoming T20 Series: The Indian team will play a three-match T20 series against New Zealand from November 17. For this, the BCCI on Tuesday announced a 16-member team. Some new faces have been given place in this and some players have been dropped from the team due to their disappointing performance in the World Cup. The special thing is that the captaincy for this tour has been handed over to Rohit Sharma. KL Rahul (KL) has been made the vice-captain of the team. Senior players Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja have been rested in this series.

These new faces got a place in the team
Venkatesh Iyer and Harshal Patel have been included in the team for the New Zealand tour. Both these players have impressed the selectors by performing brilliantly in IPL 2021. Playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL, Venkatesh Iyer scored 370 runs in 10 matches and took 3 wickets. He led the team to victory in many matches. On the other hand Harshal Patel took 32 wickets in 15 matches while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He is one of the highest wicket-taker in IPL 2021.

These players got ‘holiday’
Varun Chakraborty’s performance in the T20 World Cup was quite disappointing. Apart from this, Rahul Chahar was included in the playing XI in the last league match, but he could not get a single wicket against Namibia. In view of the performance of both the players, they have not been given a place in the team on the New Zealand tour.

Team India’s 16-man squad for New Zealand tour
Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (WK), Ishan Kishan (WK), Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj.

When will the series with New Zealand be played?
The first T20 match between India and New Zealand will be played on 17 November, the second match on 19 November and the third match on 21 November. At this time the New Zealand team is looking in a very good rhythm and has reached the final of the T20 World Cup.

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