- Yuvraj Singh on Sunday was axed even as K.L
- The 15-man squad was announced after a two-hour long selection meeting.
- While Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami were rested, Rohit Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal and Mumbai’s Shardul Thakur got a call-up for the series.
- Left-handed batsman Suresh Raina was also not included in the squad.
- The five-match ODI series begins on August 20 at Dambulla.