Kohli rested for Asia Cup, Rohit to lead Indian team

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Kohli rested for Asia Cup, Rohit to lead Indian team

Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper, has been rested for the upcoming Asia Cup, 2018. Indian openers, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, have been named as the captain and the vice captain for India in the tournament starting on 15th September and ending on 28th September.

Similarly, the Indian squad that will battle in the Asia Cup has also been named. Ambati Rayudu, Axar Patel, Kedar Jadhav and Khaleel Ahmad have also managed to secure their spot in the 16 men squad.

India's squad for the Asia Cup is as follows:

Rohit Sharma (C)
Shikhar Dhawan (VC)
KL Rahul
Ambati Rayudu
Manish Pandey
Kedar Jadhav
MS Dhoni
Dinesh Karthik
Bhuvneswor Kumar
Kuldeep Yadav
Yuzvendra Chahal
Axar Patel
Shardul Thakur
Khaleel Ahmed
Hardik Pandya
Jasprit Bumrah

Contributor: Bimarsh Adhikari