The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday introduced the squad for the primary two Tests towards Sri Lanka.
The Team shall be led by Virat Kohli whereas Ajinkya Rahane has been named as his deputy. The spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have additionally acquired a name again within the 16-member squad.
Each Ashwin and Jadeja have been out of the Indian restricted overs aspect for fairly a while. Ashwin final donned the Indian jersey in Pallekele Take a look at whereas Jadeja final performed for India in Colombo Take a look at towards Sri Lanka.
Opening batsman Murali Vijay who missed the Sri Lanka tour as a result of harm in his wrist throughout Australia’s tour of India is now again within the group.
The quick bowling unit will as soon as once more get the companies of Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav who needed to make their method out from the restricted overs squad for New Zealand sequence.
Virat Kohli (c), KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma