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Kohli, Bumrah set to be rested for West Indies ODIs and T20Is


Indian skipper Virat Kohli and pace man Jasprit Bumrah are set to be rested for the one day and T20 international series against West Indies scheduled to start from August 3 at the United States of America and in the West Indies. 

Kohli, Bumrah set to be rested for West Indies ODIs and T20Is

An official of the Board of Control for Cricket in India assured the news to Press Trust of India on Sunday.

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“Virat and Jasprit will certainly be rested for the three-match T20Is and three-match ODI series. Virat has been playing since start of Australia series and Bumrah’s workload management is also paramount. They will join the team before the Test series.”

The duo will be back for the first Test of the series which will be the inaugural match of the World Test championship.

“With first Test in Antigua starting August 22, there would be enough time for the key members in the World Cup squad to get much needed rest,” he said.

It is also reported that cricketers like Krunal Pandya, Shreyas Iyer, Rahul Chahar, and Sanju Samson might be included in the T20 squad for the series.

The first of the three-match T20 series is placed to be played on August at the Fort Lauderhill in Florida.

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