Yuvraj Singh not in ODI squad; Manish Pandey, KL Rahul in

Will Dhoni Raina and Yuvraj find themselves in the same XI again? / Getty

However, Kohli will continue to captain the team, while Ashwin and Jadeja have been dropped from the limited over squad.

Rohit and Bumrah, on the other hand, played in the Champions Trophy and were rested for the series against West Indies.

Earlier, it was believed that there will be a quiet number of changes in the Indian squad, with likes of Virat Kohli, R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja likely to a get well-deserved break. In his last seven ODI appearances, Yuvraj has managed only 162 runs and was given bowling only once. However, he led India A to victory in a tri-series which involved hosts South Africa A and Afghanistan A.

The policy that the Indian selectors have followed is that any cricketer, who was out owing to injury, can come back once he has proved his match fitness. Raina was a stand-by for the Champions Trophy and should be in contention for a berth. Seamer Shardul Thakur and legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal were drafted into the 15-man squad, which also features the fit-again KL Rahul, an in-form Manish Pandey and Jasprit Bumrah, who was rested for the West Indies series.

The selectors chose to rest four frontline bowlers - Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja.

Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal and Shardul Thakur have also been called upon in the absence of the prime bowlers.

Young keeper-batsman Rishabh Pant is expected to be kept as Dhoni's understudy.

Related News:

  • North Korea: US diplomacy is gaining results, says Mattis

    North Korea: US diplomacy is gaining results, says Mattis

    Moon is likely to highlight his policy on North Korea on the holiday, the only one the two Koreas share. Security Council's statement that Pyongyang poses a global security threat.
    Kuldeep Yadav roped in as India opt to bat : Pallekele Test

    Kuldeep Yadav roped in as India opt to bat : Pallekele Test

    India's lower order led by Hardik Pandya and Wriddhiman Saha will have to soak the pressure and put some runs on the board. Ravichandran Ashwin (31) looked compact but became leftarm seamer Vishwa Fernando's scalp at the fag end of the day.
    Anna Paquin jokes about BBC breast broadcast

    Anna Paquin jokes about BBC breast broadcast

    Her husband and co-star Stephen Moyer also saw the amusing side and replied on her post by writing, "This is awesome and making me very happy ".
  • Alvaro Morata scores his first goal for Chelsea in defeat to Burnley

    I don't like this type of idea, someone sending a message. "It's a big win for us because they're a fine side". In the next game I'm not sure whether Pedro is ready but for sure we'll have (the other) two players.
    Just in: PHOTO: Buhari meets members of his media team in London

    Just in: PHOTO: Buhari meets members of his media team in London

    Is there a cabal preventing him from returning or holding Nigeria hostage as it was during the Yar'adua administration? The minister said the President exchanged banters with his aides and has not lost his sense of humour.
    Fresh Game of Thrones trailer teases a major revelation

    Fresh Game of Thrones trailer teases a major revelation

    But one good thing is that most of the gold from the war has been shipped to King's Landing and can be returned to the Iron Bank. Daenerys ( Emilia Clarke ) attempts to turn her enemies into allies on the upcoming episode of " Game of Thrones " season 7.
  • Pastor freed from North Korean prison arrives back in Canada

    Pastor freed from North Korean prison arrives back in Canada

    OTTAWA-A pastor in ontario, who was serving a sentence of life in prison in North Korea finally returned to the country Saturday. The family thanked the Canadian government for helping secure his Lim's release.

    Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

    That prompted Trump to reassure citizens of the United States territory that the American military was prepared to ensure their safety.
    Bets for upcoming Southampton vs Arsenal fight

    Bets for upcoming Southampton vs Arsenal fight

    Neither Arsene Wenger nor his players could afford themselves to lose another match if they still want to be in the top four. Arsenal is still keeping the dream to be qualified in Champions League after the victory over Manchester on Sunday.
  • Saturday: hit-or-miss storms may still bring locally-heavy rain

    Saturday: hit-or-miss storms may still bring locally-heavy rain

    By the middle part of the afternoon, spotty showers or storms are possible from the Dallas-Fort Worth area and to the east. Showers will continue on our Saturday evening, but nothing heavy is anticipated in the near future.
    Philippe Coutinho wants to leave Liverpool for for Barcelona?

    Philippe Coutinho wants to leave Liverpool for for Barcelona?

    I think part of the problem here is that you have to be realistic about these transfers, if he wants to go he wants to go. Roberto Firmino's penalty and a debut goal from Mohamed Salah put Liverpool ahead early in the second half.
    Guam residents stoic in the face of North Korean missile threat

    Guam residents stoic in the face of North Korean missile threat

    Even if the launch is intercepted, however, the ensuing consequences could be devastating. Meanwhile, US-South Korean joint military exercises are due to begin later this month.


Most liked

Christian Atsu and Javier Manquillo impress Newcastle United fans despite Tottenham loss
Much of the team that started on Sunday were stalwarts from Tottenham's most successful Premier League campaign ever last season. The Magpies were forced into early chances in a goalless first half with Paul Dummett and Florian Lejeune coming off.

Scaramucci: Trump Has to 'Move Away' from 'Bannon-Bart Nonsense'
He has got to move more to the mainstream He has to be where the moderates and independents are that love the president. SCARAMUCCI: Well, I think Alex [Castellanos] mentioned one of the reasons why he doesn't like doing that.

Shares hit by US-North Korea tensions
The pan-European Stoxx 600 ended over 1% lower to a five-month low with nearly all sectors in negative territory. The S&P 500 added 3.11 points, or 0.1%, to 2441.32, ending the week down 1.4%, its biggest loss since March.

At Least One Dead in Violent Protest in Virginia
A suspect, identified as 20-year-old James Fields from OH , has been detained on suspicion of second-degree murder. During a press conference after the clashes , McAuliffe confirmed that three people have been killed in the city.

Fired engineer James Damore: Google is 'almost like a cult' (GOOG)
Ads criticizing Google over firing James Damore have been plastered on benches and bus stops near the company's office in Venice. There may, indeed, be biological differences between the sexes that keep women from excelling in engineering and other sciences.

Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem at Raiders' Preseason Game
Lynch made news, however, by sitting on a cooler on the sideline during the singing of the national anthem. Lynch was gone from the locker room by the time reporters arrived.

Giroud settles seven-goal thriller for Arsenal
The lead was short lived as Shinji Okazaki restored parity via his head only minutes later and Jamie Vardy slid in to score just before the half-hour mark.

Pearson into 100m hurdles final
Farah, who won the 10,000m once again last weekend, dug in to finish 0.43secs behind new world champion Edris, while Paul Chelimo of the United States claimed bronze.

Sanchez to miss start of the season
With Giroud replacing Holding, Wenger switched the formation from a 3-4-2-1 to a 4-4-2 with Giroud and Lacazette up front. They've spent big on some quality additions to the squad but are looking increasingly likely to lose Riyad Mahrez .

Sanchez to miss Arsenal's EPL opener against Leicester
But do I feel sorry for Chelsea because they don't have enough players? No'. Wenger added: "For us Alexis Sanchez is a loss, of course".

Gold spirals on brewing tension between US, NK
President insists on ramping up the war of words, there is a decreasing chance of any diplomatic solution", Carnell said. Risk sentiment soured in the financial markets to drive US Treasury yields down and in turn weigh on the dollar.

Tech companies lead broad slide in United States stocks; oil rises
The Nasdaq finished the day at 6,216.87, a slide of 135.46, while the S&P 500 lost almost 1.5 percent, ending the day at 2,438.21. The dollar-denominated RTS index was down 1.5 percent at 1,013 points as of 0834 GMT, taking its year-to-date loss to 12 percent.

FTSE 100 takes cover from war of words over South Korea
The broad-based S&P 500 shed 0.6 percent to 2,459.50, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index tumbled 0.8 percent to 6,299.12. The market was waiting f or USA consumer inflation data on Friday that would offer more clues about future Fed decisions.

Will Fiorentina continue the fight?
Another 16 goals brought Lorenzo Insigne, 13 goals went from Jose Callejon and 11 from Marek Hamšík. Forecasts Bookmakers consider Napoli as the main favorite - the coefficient for the victory of the hosts is 1.28.

3 Entertaining Ways to Improve Your Business Skills over the Coming Weeks
In both games and business meetings you may feel everything from frustration to elation, but the trick is to keep is all hidden. Play Poker While millions of people around the world may play poker solely for fun, you can also play to up your business game.