Shreyas Iyer Ruled Out of ODI Series Against New Zealand

Guwahati: Team India batsman Shreyas Iyer will not play in the next three-match ODI series against New Zealand due to a back ailment. This was announced by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday.

BCCI in an official statement said, “Team India batter Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the upcoming 3-match ODI series against New Zealand due to a back injury. He will be heading to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) for further assessment and management.”

Meanwhile, Rajat Patidar has been chosen by the All-India Senior Selection Committee to take the batter’s slot.

The first ODI match of India against New Zealand will be held in Hyderabad on Wednesday.

India’s updated team for ODI against New Zealand: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan (wk), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KS Bharat (wk), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Rajat Patidar, Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik.

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