Hindustan Times – Virat Kohli has been rested for the one-day series and Rohit Sharma will be leading the Indian team in his place in the three games against Sri Lanka.

Summary

  • Virat Kohli has been rested for the one-day series and Rohit Sharma will be leading the Indian team in his place in the three games against Sri Lanka.
  • (IND v SL 2nd Test HIGHLIGHTS)Kohli, however, will captain the Indian team at his homeground, Ferozeshah Kotla, in the third Test.
  • The last time Kohli was not part of the Indian team in an international match, across all formats, was in the Dharamsala Test against Australia earlier this year.
  • (IND v SL 2nd Test SCORECARD)Shikhar Dhawan, meanwhile, made a return to the Test team after opting out of the second Test for personal reasons.
  • India squad for the third Test: Virat Kohli (Captain), M Vijay, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (Vice-Captain), Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Vijay Shankar


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