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Virat Kohli likely to be rested for Bangladesh T20I series

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli is likely to be rested for the three-match T20I series against Bangladesh starting November. The management has now decided to manage his workload as he was a part of several tournaments in a row, as per the reports in Mumbai Mirror.

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In the absence of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma is expected to take responsibility. The selection committee will meet on October 24 to finalize the squad. Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah are currently out of the game due to the injuries sustained in the middle. This would mean that the management is keen to invest the opportunities on youngsters to create an impact in upcoming tournaments.

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However, confusions prevail on the participation of MS Dhoni in this series. Though there were several rumours regarding his unavailability, we will have to wait till 24th for an official confirmation.

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All eyes on the selection committee if they would give a chance to youngsters who are creating wonders in the ongoing domestic season.

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On the other hand, the squad details were already out for the Bangladesh side. Tamim Iqbal, who was on a small break for some time now is finally back to the squad.

The series commences on November 3rd at Delhi. After the T20I series, the teams will lock horns in a two-match Test series.

A series of intense battle is expected on the cards as both the teams have a number of youngsters. It will be interesting to see which side comes out on the top.