Virat Kohli has been rested for the upcoming three-match T20I series against Bangladesh, Rohit Sharma will lead the 15-member India squad, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Thursday.
Promising youngster Sanju Samson has been included in the squad for the Bangladesh T20s. Samson had recently smashed a double hundred in the Vijay Hazare Trophy for Kerala against Goa.
All-rounder Shivam Dube has also earned his maiden India call-up for the 20-over games.
Kohli will return to lead the side for the two-match Test series. Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem has been left out as Kuldeep Yadav returns to the side. India defeated South Africa 3-0 in the recently concluded series and selectors thought there was no need to change anything.
India T20I squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Sanju Samson, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Washington Sundar, Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed, Shivam Dube, Shardul Thakur.
India Test squad: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant.