A 15-member Indian cricket squad, led by Virat Kohli, left on Sunday morning for Zimbabwe to take on the host in a One-Day International series commencing on July 24. India is touring the African nation after three years. In June 2010, an India team led by Suresh Raina took part in a triangular ODI series in Zimbabwe but failed to reach the final.

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

The schedule: July 24: Harare Sports Club, Harare, July 26: Harare Sports Club, Harare, July 28: Harare Sports Club, Harare, July 31: Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo, Aug. 3: Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo. — PTI

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