Suresh Raina has been recalled to the India squad for the three-match T20 international series on their tour of South Africa. Raina’s inclusion was the biggest highlight among a slew of changes from the squad that faced Sri Lanka at home last December. Also returning to the squad are allrounder Axar Patel and Mumbai fast bowler Shardul Thakur.
Raina last represented India during the third T20I against England in Bengaluru nearly a year ago, top-scoring with a 45-ball 63 to trigger a 75-run victory.
India squad: Virat Kohli (capt) Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (wk), Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Manish Pandey, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Jaydev Unadkat, Shardul Thakur
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