Prime News, National and International Sport, Cricket, Mumbai, August 31:- Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not figure in the Indian team for the upcoming three-match T20 Cricket series against South Africa while a fit-again Hardik Pandya returned as the only change in the 15-member squad announced by BCCI.
The three T20 Internationals will be played in Dharamsala on September 15, in Mohali on September 18 and in Bengaluru on September 22. Dhoni, who had taken a two-month sabbatical from the sport, is currently vacationing in the United States, having served the Territorial Army for 15 days.
India’s squad for 3 T20 Internationals against South Africa – Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Rahul Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar and Navdeep Saini. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)