IND vs NZ ODI Series: Shreyas Iyer out of ODI series against New Zealand, know who got the chance
India batsman Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the three-match ODI series against New Zealand. Iyer will not be able to play this series due to back injury, Rajat Patidar was included as replacement.
The three-match One Day International series between India and New Zealand is to begin on January 18. The first match of the series is to be played in Hyderabad. A day before the match, Team India got a big blow. Middle order batsman Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the three-match series due to a back injury. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) gave this information. The BCCI said in a statement that Iyer will now go to the National Cricket Academy (NCA).
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The All India Selection Committee of BCCI has declared Rajat Patidar as the replacement of Shreyas Iyer. Team India’s ODI squad for New Zealand tour: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KS Bharat, Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Rajat Patidar, Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umran Malik.
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The second ODI of the series is to be played in Raipur on January 21, while the third and last match is to be played in Indore on January 24. After this, a three-match T20 International series will also be played between India and New Zealand. Shreyas Iyer’s exit is also a big blow for Team India because this batsman has performed strongly in the last one year.