Mumbai: BCCI has given out the players’ list for the test series against Sri Lanka. Rohit Sharma came back to the side. He was out of the team for the West Indies series. Mohammed Shami, who was out in the last test series came back to bowl for India. Rohit Sharma replaced Middle order batsman Karun Nair. He played well with a triple century and he became the second batsman to score a triple century.
The test series is going to start on 26 July. Rohit Sharma, who played Champions Trophy, was out of the West Indies series and Rahane replaced him as the opener. Rohit’s last test series was against New Zealand in October 2016.
Hardik Pandya, the all-rounder came back to Indian side in the test series. He missed the Australian series. K.L.Rahul, who missed the IPL due to his injury, came back to Indian side, which enhances India’s batting side. Ajinkya Rahane is the vice captain. Young bowler Kuldeep is in the squad.
The first test match is on July 26 to July 30.
India squad for the series:- Virat Kohli (Captain), Ravichandran Ashwin, Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Abhinav Mukund Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja,Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav,Kuldeep Yadav Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami,