Virat Kohli: Virat Kohli rested, Rohit Sharma to lead India against Sri Lanka in ODIs | Cricket News
NEW DELHI: Indian skipper Virat Kohli has been given much-needed break for the upcoming three-match ODI sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka beginning December 10 in Dharamshala.
The All-India Senior Choice Committee has named opener Rohit Sharma as captain, who will lead the facet within the absence of Kohli.
Kohli, who has been enjoying continuous cricket since IPL, not too long ago spoke in opposition to the cramped schedule and mentioned the group wants time to get used to the circumstances in excursions like South Africa. He has performed extra worldwide cricket in 2017 than every other Indian participant – 9 Exams, 26 one-day internationals and 10 T20s.
Shikhar Dhawan, who opted out from the second Check owing to non-public causes, additionally again into the squad for the third and remaining Check scheduled to be performed in Delhi from December 2.
The squad for India’s tour of South Africa is predicted to be named later this week.
India squad for the third Check:
Virat Kohli (Captain), M Vijay, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (Vice-Captain), Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Vijay Shankar
India squad for the ODI sequence:
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (WK), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul