Ravichandran Ashwin Made Comeback In ODI Team: On Friday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the Indian team for the three-match ODI series against South Africa. Rohit Sharma is not fit, that is why KL Rahul has been given the captaincy. On the other hand, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been made the vice-captain. Along with this, senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has also returned to the team.
After T20 International, now senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has also returned to ODI cricket. Ashwin returned to the T20 team after four years from the 2021 T20 World Cup. He made a strong comeback in the shortest format and impressed everyone with his performance. After this, Ashwin also performed brilliantly in the first two matches of the T20 series against New Zealand.
India vs South Africa: BCCI announces Team India for ODI series, KL Rahul gets captaincy
Last ODI played four years ago
Ashwin played his last ODI on 30 June 2017 against West Indies. Ashwin has 150 wickets to his name in 111 ODIs for India. During this, he has given runs at an economy of only 4.92.
ODI series schedule
A three-match ODI series will be played between India and South Africa from January 19. After this, the second ODI will be played on January 21 and the third ODI will be played on January 23.
Indian team for ODI series- KL Rahul (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Rishabh Pant (WK), Ishan Kishan (WK), Yuzvendra Chahal, R Ashwin, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah (VC) , Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Famous Krishna, Shardul Thakur and Mohammad Siraj.
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