Yuvraj, Ashwin, Jadeja dropped
Mumbai, India - Yuvraj Singh, R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja were left out of India’s limitedovers squads for the tour of Sri Lanka, the BCCI announced on Sunday.
There was no place for Di- nesh Karthik as well, with Lokesh Rahul and Manish Pandey returning for the five one-day internationals and lone Twenty20 International that will follow after the conclusion of the ongoing third Test. Rohit Sharma has been named the vice-captain.
In the bowling department, Axar Patel and Yuzvendra Chahal were picked as the spin-bowling options to go with Kuldeep Yadav. Jasprit Bumrah too returned while Shardul Thakur also earned a call-up. The first ODI will be played on August 20, while the final one will take place on September 3. The sole T20I will be on September 6. Squad: Virat Kohli (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma (vice-capt), Lokesh Rahul, Manish Pandey, Ajinkya Rahane, Kedar Jadhav, M S Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur.