The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that Suresh Raina will replace Ambati Rayudu in the ODI squad. The Chennai Super Kings opener, Ambati Rayudu failed to clear the fitness test at NCA, Bangalore and dropped from the ODI squad that will tour to England. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ ইংল্যান্ড সিরিজের ভারত দলে পরিবর্তন]
Suresh Raina was of out of the national team i
n the recent times due to poor form. His last ODI appearance was against South Africa back in 2015. Then, he returned to T20I team after he cleared the fitness test at NCA, Bangalore. However, Raina’s recall will now keep his World Cup hopes alive having not been considered for 50-overs cricket in recent times. He ended the 11th edition of Indian Premier League season with 445 runs at an average of 37.
The Hyderabad player had a dream season of Indian Premier League and got his place back in the national team. His hopes of joining the team for the limited-overs tour of England were destroyed when he failed to reach the mark of 16.3 in the YoYo test at National Cricket Academy (NCA), Bangalore.
Squad: Virat Kohli (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (WK), Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Siddarth Kaul, Umesh Yadav
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