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The Indian team is all set to face New Zealand at their home in an upcoming Test and T20I series. The IND vs NZ T20I series will witness three matches, which will be played from November 17 to 21. It will be followed by the IND vs NZ Tests series, scheduled to be played from November 25 to December 7. BCCI has announced the squad for the IND vs NZ series.

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The T20I series will be led by India’s new skipper Rohit Sharma, while Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli will lead the team in the 1st and 2nd Test respectively. There are few players in the Indian squads whose selection was quite surprising and raised questions by many fans and experts. Here we talk about 5 surprising inclusions in the Indian Test and T20I squads in IND vs NZ series.

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IND vs NZ: 5 Surprising Inclusions In The Indian Test And T20I Squads

5. Jayant Yadav (Tests)

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Jayant Yadav is the first player in this list. The off-spinner is picked in the Test squad for IND vs NZ Test series. Jayant Yadav last played a Test match in February 2017, when he came up with figures of 2/101 runs in his 23 overs against Australia.

Hence, this also means that he did not play a single Test during the ICC World Test Championship 2019-21. The off-spinner has only played 4 Tests in his career so far, picking 11 wickets at an average of 33.36.

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