Tuesday, 24 October, 2017

Yuvraj dropped, Ashwin, Shami rested for SL ODIs and T20I

India's Shikhar Dhawan right and Lokesh Rahul run between the wickets during the first day's play of their third cricket test match against Sri Lanka in Pallekele Sri Lanka Saturday Aug. 12 2017 Sri Lanka vs India: BCCI announce squad for ODI series, Shardul Thakur earn call-up
Sammy Stanley | 13 August, 2017, 19:36

The selectors also opted to rest the spin duo of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja along with Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami, the team's frontline seamers during the Test series.

The other four front-line bowlers for India - Ashwin, Jadeja, Shami and Umesh - have been replaced by nearly like-for-like choices.

Rahul's last limited-overs game for India was against England in the T20I series in January this year as the Karnataka batsman missed the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy and the subsequent West Indies series due to a shoulder injury.

Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal are captain Virat Kohli's options among slow bowlers. The Mumbai batsman has been named as the vice-captain of the squad.

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The five-match ODI series will start at Dambulla on 20 August.

Former India skipper M.S. Dhoni was among a bunch of cricketers who underwent fitness tests at the National Cricket Academy here ahead of the limited-over series against Sri Lanka.

Middle-order batsman Manish Pandey makes a comeback into the side after being dropped from the West Indies series along with Jasprit Bumrah, who was rested for the Caribbean trip.

India's ODIs Squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma (vice captain), KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Ajinkya Rahane, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur. The only T20I will be played on September 6.

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