BCCI announce squad for the first two ODI’s and Manish Pandey finds a spot in the 14-member squad and that seems to be upsetting the social sphere who feel he does not deserve a spot in the team. Meanwhile, Rishabh Pant gets a maiden ODI call-up in the Virat Kohli-led side. But how has Manish Pandey found a spot in the side without making any worthy contributions off late? The last two times he batted in an ODI, he scored merely eight runs against Afghanistan and two against Sri Lanka in the recently concluded Asia Cup, where India went on to lift the crown for the seventh time. Also Read - IPL 2021 in UAE? BCCI Signs MoU With Emirates Cricket Board if COVID-19 Situation Doesn't Improve
Here is how Twitter bashed BCCI for his selection. Also Read - MI vs CSK Dream11 IPL 2020: Rohit Sharma Could Edge Virat Kohli's Record Against MS Dhoni's Team
Meanwhile, both MS Dhoni and Rishabh Pant have been picked in the squad. It will be interesting to see if Rishabh gets a game and if that happens what role does he play.
Earlier in the day, the same 12-man squad was retained for the second Test against the touring Windies side.