Vijay, Shubman replace Pandya-Rahul for Oz & Nz tour

Vijay, Shubman replace Pandya-Rahul for Oz & Nz tour

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New Delhi, Jan 13 : The BCCI on Sunday announced that Tamil Nadu all-rounder Vijay Shankar has been called in place of suspended Hardik Pandya in the ongoing ODI series in Australia while youngster Shubman Gill received his maiden call for the New Zealand tour starting on January 23.

"With KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya set to return from Australia, the All-India Senior Selection Committee has decided to send all-rounder Vijay Shankar & batsman Shubman Gill as replacements," the BCCI release stated.

"Vijay Shankar will join the team before the start of the 2nd ODI in Adelaide. He will be a part of the squad for the ODI series in Australia and the tour to New Zealand. Shubman Gill has been picked for the ODI & T20I series in New Zealand," the release added. (UNI)