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Virat Kohli, KL Rahul among other Indians named in Asia XI squad for three-match T20I series against World XI in Bangladesh

  • Press Trust of India
  • February 25th, 2020
  • 16:49:38 IST

New Delhi: India skipper Virat Kohli was on Tuesday named in the Asia XI squad to take on a Faf du Plessis-led World XI in next month's Bangabandhu 100-year celebration three-match T20I series in Dhaka.

File image of Virat Kohli. Photosport via AP Photo

File image of Virat Kohli. Photosport via AP Photo

Kohli has been named by the Bangladesh Cricket Board for one match subject to availability, which is yet to be confirmed by the BCCI, ESPNCricinfo reported.

The matches, to celebrate the birth centenary of Bangladesh's founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, are scheduled to be held from 18-22 March.

The other Indians named in Asia XI are openers Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul, wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant, pacer Mohammed Shami and spinner Kuldeep Yadav.

Squads:

Asia XI squad: KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Thisara Perera, Lasith Malinga, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mustafizur Rahman, Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das, Sandeep Lamichhane.

World XI squad: Alex Hales, Chris Gayle, Faf du Plessis (capt), Nicholas Pooran, Brendan Taylor, Jonny Bairstow, Kieron Pollard, Adil Rashid, Sheldon Cottrell, Lungi Ngidi, Andrew Tye, Mitchell McClenaghan.

Updated Date: February 25, 2020 16:49:38 IST

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