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NEW DELHI (Web Desk) – Indian skipper MS Dhoni will keep leading team India in T20 and ODI matches as BCCI chief selector on Sunday announced squads for upcoming series against South Africa.


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Sandip Patil quelled all rumors about Virat Kohli replacing MS Dhoni saying “We’ve not discussed the issue of ODI captaincy as we’re very happy with the way Dhoni is leading”.

According to Patil the announced squads will continue playing till T20 World Cup 2016.

The notable omissions from the ODI squad were left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja and pacer Dhawal Kulkarni, who were part of the team that had toured Bangladesh in June this year.

Young Punjab all-rounder Gurkeerat Singh earned his maiden call-up into the Indian ODI team while Karnataka left-arm seamer Srinath Aravind was another inclusion in the T20 squad.

Squads:

T20Is: MS Dhoni (captain and wicket-keeper), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Stuart Binny, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Harbhajan Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohit Sharma, Amit Mishra, S Aravind.

 ODIs: MS Dhoni (captain and wicket-keeper), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, Stuart Binny, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Amit Mishra, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohit Sharma, Umesh Yadav.