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India keep Rohit and Dhawan for New Zealand series

Chairman of selectors Sandeep Patil (Image courtesy: BCCI)

By: Eastern Eye Staff

INDIA retained opener Shikhar Dhawan and middle order batsman Rohit Sharma on Monday (September 12) for their three-Test home series against New Zealand beginning in Kanpur later this month. The selection committee reposed faith in 15 of the 17 players picked for the tour of West Indies with all-rounder Stuart Binny and seamer Shardul Thakur being the players to miss out. The 29-year-old Rohit is an automatic choice in India’s limited-overs sides but has failed to replicate that form in the five-day format, averaging 32.62 with the bat in 18 Tests. “Rohit is a fabulous player and has got immense…

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