- Struggling batsman Yuvraj Singh was today dropped from India’s limited overs squad for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka while former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was retained by the selectors.
- Talented Karnataka batsman Manish Pandey, who recently led the India A squad to a tri-series win in South Africa, made a comeback to the team.
- Senior Pro Jasprit Bumrah, who was rested for the series against the West Indies has also been included in the 15-man squad for the ODI and Twenty20 series.
- The five-match ODI series will begin on Sunday at Dambulla.
- India’s tour of Sri Lanka will conclude with second Twenty20 in Colombo on September 6.