Asia Cup in UAE: Kohli, Rahul in India squad but Bumrah out injured

India are protecting champs of the competition which will certainly be played from Aug. 27-Sept. 11

India batsmen Virat Kohli and also KL Rahul have actually been remembered to the Twenty20 team for the Asia Mug yet seamer Jasprit Bumrah has actually been dismissed as a result of injury, the nation’s cricket controling body BCCI claimed on Monday.

Former captain Kohli and also Bumrah were omitted of the T20 team for the five-match collection versus West Indies, which India took place to win 4-1 on Sunday.

Kohli has actually sustained a lean run of type throughout all layouts and also the 33-year-old lacks a century in global cricket given that November 2019.

Rahul go back to the team after an extensive duration on the sidelines adhering to a groin injury and also Covid-19 medical diagnosis. He will certainly be Rohit Sharma’s replacement.

Harshal Patel is additionally not offered for option as a result of injury, while Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel and also Deepak Chahar have actually been called as standbys.

India are protecting champs at the Asia Mug, which will certainly be played from Aug. 27-Sept. 11 in the UAE. They will certainly open their war arch competitors and also neighbors Pakistan in a smash hit Sunday clash.

The competition, which functions as prep work for the Eastern sides in the lead-up to the T20 Globe Mug later on this year, was changed to the UAE last month as a result of the political and also recession in Sri Lanka, that keep the hosts’ honour.


Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.

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