Regular Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been rested by the national selectors to give him some respite from international cricket.

The selectors have also rested frontline seamers - Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma and Bhuvneshwar Kumar and spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.

The young Indian team will see two new faces - Jammu and Kashmir all-rounder Parvez Rasool and fast bowler Mohit Sharma. India on their previous tour of Zimbabwe failed to even reach the final of a Tri-Series tournament, also involving Sri Lanka.

The then Indian team led by Suresh Raina also had Virat Kholi, Ravindra Jadeja, Vinay Kumar and Rohit Sharma. They are included in the current squad as well.

India did pull off the two-match Twenty-20 series 2-0 win against the hosts after the tri-series.

India Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Karthik, Cheteshwar Pujara, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Amit Mishra, Parvez Rasool, Mohammed Shami, Vinay Kumar, Jaidev Unadkat and Mohit Sharma.


July 24: 1st ODI- Harare; July 26: 2nd ODI- Harare; July 28: 3rd ODI- Harare; July 31: 4th ODI-Bulawayo; August 3: 5th ODI Bulawayo.


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