New Delhi : The first match of the series of three ODIs between India and Australia is to be played in Sydney
today on 27 November. Just hours before this match, the BCCI has announced the name of T Natarajan as the backup player in the Indian ODI team. Navdeep Saini recently complained of pain in his back, after which the BCCI has taken this decision.
“The All India Senior Selection Committee has included T Natarajan in India’s squad for the three-match ODI series against Australia starting on Friday,” the BCCI said in a press release.
NEWS – T Natarajan added to India’s ODI squad
The All-India Senior Selection Committee has added T Natarajan to India’s squad for three-match ODI series against Australia starting Friday.
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 26, 2020
It further added “Navdeep Saini complained of backache and Natarajan has been included in the team as a back-up”.
India’s ODI Team: Virat Kohli (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (WK), Sanju Samson (WK), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, T Natarajan.