Bhuvneshwar, Awana in India's T20 squad

Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Parvinder Awana were Sunday included in the Indian cricket squad for the two Twenty20 Internationals against England to be played Dec 20 and Dec 22.

Delhi's dashing opener Virender Sehwag and veteran pacer Zaheer Khan were the notable absentees in the squad. Sehwag and Zaheer were unavailable for the series and were, therefore, not considered for the same.

Ravindra Jadeja, who was missing from the World T20 squad, makes a comeback to the side after last playing a T20 international in February this year against Australia.

India squad:

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Gautam Gambhir, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Manoj Tiwary, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Piyush Chawla, Ashok Dinda, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Laxmipathy Balaji, Parvinder Awana.


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