Injured Rohit Sharma, Ishant left out of India squad for Australia tour


Rohit Sharma 
(Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)
Rohit Sharma (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

India’s injured opening batsman Rohit Sharma and fast bowler Ishant Sharma have not been named for the upcoming Australia tour after the country’s cricket board (BCCI) announced the test and limited overs squads on Monday.



India are scheduled to play four test matches for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy along with three one-day internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20 (T20) matches, with the itinerary yet to be finalised.

While Ishant is nursing an abdominal muscle tear, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit injured his hamstring during the ongoing Indian Premier League.

Test squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Mohd. Siraj



T20I squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (vice-captain and wicketkeeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy

ODI squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (vice-captain & wicketkeeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur.