Shubman Gill to captain, Abhishek Sharma called up: BCCI name squad for the T20I series vs Zimbabwe

Shubman Gill was named the captain of the Indian men’s cricket team for the upcoming T20I series against Zimbabwe. The tournament is scheduled to begin on July 06.

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Shubman Gill will lead the Indian Team in the upcoming Zimbabwe series

Shubman Gill will lead the Indian Team in the upcoming Zimbabwe series | Image: BCCI

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BCCI announced the Indian men's cricket team for the upcoming Zimbabwe tour right after the T20 World Cup 2024. The men's cricket team will be traveling to Zimbabwe for a T20I series starting from 6 July to 14 July.

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Most of the senior cricketers like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah, and others have been rested for the series while a few youngsters have been given a chance to showcase their talent.

Shubman Gill will be leading the men in blue while Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ruturaj Gaikwad will be the other top-order batters for the team. 

After a stunning performance in the IPL 2024 for Sunrisers Hyderabad, Abhishek Sharma has been called up for his maiden series. Nitish Kumar Reddy, the emerging player of the IPL 2024 also has been named in the squad for the series.

Rinku Singh, Khaleel Ahmed, and Avesh Khan, who were part of the reserves in the T20 World Cup 2024, are also named in the squad. 

Team India men's squad for T20I series bs Zimbabwe

Ꮪhubman Gill (Captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Abhishek Sharma, Rinku Singh, Sanju Samson, Dhruv Jurel, Nitish Reddy, Riyan Parag, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Khaleel Ahmed, Mukesh Kumar, Tushar Deshpande. 

Rinku Singh Shubman Gill Ruturaj Gaikwad Yashasvi Jaiswal Sanju Samson