The spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja has been rested from the upcoming T20I series against England, the Board of Control For Cricket in India (BBCI) said in a statement on Monday.
Leg-spinner Amit Mishra and all-rounder Parvez Rasool have been named as Ashwin and Jadeja’s replacement for the series, which starts from January 26th.
“Amit Mishra and Parvez Rasool will replace Ashwin and Jadeja, with the 1st match to be played on January 26th at Kanpur.”
The BCCI also confirmed the news through its official Twitter account as they wrote: “NEWS ALERT – @ashwinravi99 & @imjadeja rested for T20Is, @@MishiAmit & Parvez Rasool to replace the duo in the team #TeamIndia #INDvENG”
Indian squad for the T20I series : KL Rahul, Mandeep Singh, Virat Kohli(c), MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Amit Mishra, Parvez Rasool, Yuzvendra Chahal, Manish Pandey, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra