Cheteshwar Pujara has been included in the limited overs format for the first time while explosive batsman Virender Sehwag has been shown the door as the India squad for the first three matches of the five-match One-Day International series (ODI) against England was announced on Sunday.
Pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shami Ahmed who impressed during the three-match ODI series also get an opportunity in the upcoming series.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) tweeted the Indian squad on its official Twitter account:
Squad: MS Dhoni (c &wk), Gautam Gambhir, Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashok Dinda, Shami Ahmed.
First Published: January 6, 2013, 8:37 pm