20th January 03:48 PM
Explosive Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma recalled for Twenty20 squad
By Dhanjay Deo
Monday 13/01/2020
Rohit Sharma in play for India [image:TVNZ]

The Indian cricket selectors have recalled explosive batsman Rohit Sharma to their Twenty20 squad for the five-match series on their tour of New Zealand starting on January 24th.

Vice-captain Rohit, rested for the home series against Sri Lanka, comes into the 16-member squad in place of wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson.

Rishabh Pant will don the gloves in the month-long tour in which India will also play three one-day internationals and two test matches.

Pace bowler Mohammed Shami also makes a comeback after being rested for the Sri Lanka series, which India won 2-0, but all-rounder Hardik Pandya was not included as he continues his recovery after having lower back surgery in October.

[Source: BBC]

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