Dhoni dropped from T20I squad; Parthiv, Rohit back for Oz Tests

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"So they will be getting a chance to keep and bat", Prasad said.The first T20I match between India and West Indies will take place on November 4, at the Eden Gardens cricket stadium, Kolkata.

Not ruling out a Dhoni comeback, Prasad insisted that the legendary wicketkeeper batsman's T20I career "not yet" over.

After an easy 8-wicket sailing in the series opener in Guwahati, India were denied an easy 2-0 lead in the five-match rubber as the tourists managed to salvage a morale-boosting tie in the second ODI at Visakhapatnam. He is all geared up for this game which could be a series victor.

MS Dhoni has been dropped from the Indian squad for the upcoming three-match T20I series against West Indies and the three-match T20I series against Australia in November. Rohit Sharma has once again earned a ticket to Australia.

Emerging wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik have been named in both the T20 squads with a possible eye on grooming Dhoni's successor.

The selection committee also announced the squad for the four-match Test series against the Kangaroos to be held later this year.

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Such has been the nature of the ODI series that Indian selectors had to recall frontline pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar back in the squad.

For three T20I match series against West Indies: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, K.L. Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Khaleel Ahmed, Umesh Yadav and Shahbaz Nadeem.

In the limited-overs set-up, left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem received his maiden call-up for the T20s against West Indies.

The selectors have also picked up India A team for first Four Day game against New Zealand A.

Other significant announcements include the addition of Krunal Pandya and Washington Sundar for the six T20Is.

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