IND v WI 2018: BCCI rested key Indian bowlers for the third T20I

Having won the first two matches, the Men in Blue have already sealed the T20I series.

Pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav have been rested for the third T20I against West Indies | Getty

Indian bowlers Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav and Kuldeep Yadav have been rested from the third and final T20I against West Indies.

According to a statement released by BCCI, the decision was taken with a view to having the trio "in the best physical condition" ahead of India's tour of Australia.

Meanwhile, the selection committee led by MSK Prasad have added fast bowler Siddarth Kaul to the squad for the third T20I, which will take place in Chennai on Sunday.

Having won the first two matches, the Men in Blue have already sealed the T20I series. Team India had also defeated West Indies 2-0 in the Test series, while Kohli and company clinched the five-ODI series 3-1.   

India's squad for third T20I:

Rohit Sharma (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Shahbaz Nadeem, Siddarth Kaul.


By Salman Anjum - 09 Nov, 2018

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