Selectors picked Dinesh Karthik over KL Rahul. Here is the odd reason

Selectors picked Dinesh Karthik over KL Rahul. Here is the odd reason

The other notable absentees are spin twins Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin, both of whom are playing in the Ranji Trophy. While Umesh picked four wickets for 71, Shami went wicketless and conceded at more than six runs per over as Australia amassed 334 runs.

Karthik last played worldwide cricket earlier this year, when India took on West Indies in a 5-match ODI series held in the Caribbean Islands. The matches will be played in Mumbai (Oct. 22), Pune (Oct. 25) and Kanpur (Oct. 29).

The BCCI official cleared that KL Rahul wasn't dropped for a particular reason and will play the warm-up games against the visiting side.

Fast-bowlers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami have not been considered for the three-match ODI series to be played against New Zealand.

He also stressed the fact that the team management is trying to rotate the players and the inclusion of Karthik is the part of the process to find an ideal no. 4 for the team.

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Also missing from the squad is Lokesh Rahul.

Meanwhile, an ODI call-up continues to elude Shreyas Iyer despite his impressive run of form.

"Ish Sodhi and Tom Bruce will travel with the squad for the ODIs, having been named in the Twenty20 squad".

The selection committee has gone for the same middle order comprising of Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandey, Kedar Jadhav and MS Dhoni while there haven't been any changes in the spin department too.

Pacer Shardul Thakur and wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik have made their way back into the national team.

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