NEW DELHI: Opener Murali Vijay was today ruled out of the Test series against Sri Lanka due to a wrist injury and was subsequently replaced by Shikhar Dhawan in the 16-member squad for the three-match rubber starting July 26.
“The All-India Senior Selection Committee on Monday named Shikhar Dhawan as the replacement for injured Murali Vijay in the Test team, which is scheduled to travel to Sri Lanka for a three-match Test series,” the BCCI Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary said in a release.
Indian team: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, C. Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice captain), Rohit Sharma, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohd Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Abhinav Mukund.
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