Jaipur: Zaheer Khan made a comeback to the Indian ODI squad while Suresh Raina and S Sreesanth were rested ahead of the important South African series on Thursday when the BCCI Selection Committee announced the teams for the last three ODIs against the visiting New Zealand team.
The selectors, however, chose to announce two teams - one for the third ODI and another one for the last two matches of the series.
Apart from Zaheer Khan, Praveen Kumar and R Vinay Kumar are the other two who returned to the team.
Team for the third ODI: Gautam Gambhir (c), Murali Vijay, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Sourav Tiwary, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R. Ashwin, Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra, Praveen Kumar, Munaf Patel, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Vinay Kumar
For the last two ODIs of the series, the selectors decided to have a look at Parthiv Patel and Rohit Sharma. While Parthiv replaces Wridhiman Saha for the fourth and fifth ODIs, Sharma comes in place of R. Vinay Kumar
Team for the fourth and fifth ODI: Gautam Gambhir (c), Murali Vijay, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Sourav Tiwary, Yusuf Pathan, Parthiv Patel (wk), R. Ashwin, Ashish Nehra, Munaf Patel, Zaheer Khan, Praveen Kumar, Ravindra Jadeja, Rohit Sharma