23 January, Mumbai
India have rested off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja for the upcoming three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket series against England, starting from Thursday, it was announced on Monday.
The spin twin will be replaced by leg-spinner Amit Mishra and off-spinner Parvez Rasool for the series, according to a release from the Board of Control for Cricket in India. (BCCI).
“The All-India Senior Selection committee in consultation with Team India management has decided to rest spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja from the Paytm T20I series against England,” BCCI said in a statement.
“Amit Mishra and Parvez Rasool will replace Ashwin and Jadeja, with the first match to be played on January 26 at Kanpur,” it added.