Tamil Diplomat

India’s ODI squad for New Zealand series to be picked on October 6

The new senior selection committee, led by former wicketkeeper MSK Prasad will meet in Delhi on Wednesday, BCCI said in a media advisory.

“The meeting of the All-India Senior Selection Committee of the BCCI will be held on Thursday, 6th Oct 2016, at 4 PM IST, to select the Indian team for the upcoming Paytm ODI Trophy (five matches) against New Zealand,” BCCI said. The five-match selection panel with Prasad as chairman, which was chosen on September 21, will have its first meeting tomorrow. Gagan Khoda, Sarandeep Singh, Devang Gandhi and Jatin Paranjpe are the other four members.

The first ODI between India and New Zealand will be played in Dharamsala on October 16. The 5-match series ends in Visakhapatnam on October 29. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is expected to continue as the captain. Both teams are currently involved in a Test series. India have clinched the rubber with an unassailable 2-0 lead. The third and final Test starts in Indore on Saturday.(ONE INDIA,2016)