Dhoni dropped from T20I series against Windies, Australia
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Dhoni dropped from T20I series against Windies, Australia

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni was Friday dropped from India's 16-member teams for both the T20 International series against the West Indies and Australia later this year. Captain Virat Kohli was rested from the three-match T20I series against the West Indies beginning on November 4. Rohit Sharma will lead the team in Kohli's absence.

Kohli, however, returns for the four-match Test series against Australia later this year with the BCCI's selection committee naming a 18-member team for the important assignment. He will also lead the side in the three T20 matches against Australia.

The selection panel also named a 15-member India A team for first four-day game against New Zealand A.

Team for three T20I match series against West Indies:

Rohit Sharma (C), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Khaleel Ahmed, Umesh Yadav, Shahbaz Nadeem.

Team for four-match Test series against Australia:

Virat Kohli (C), M Vijay, KL Rahul, Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Parthiv Patel, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Team for three-match T20I series against Australia:

Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawa...

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