NAGPUR: India captain Virat Kohli was given a much-needed rest+ from the upcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka while spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja continued to be ignored in the 50-over format.
Kohli will play in the third Test in New Delhi starting December 2, his limited overs deputy Rohit Sharma will be leading the squad in three-match ODI series starting December 10.
The squad for the T20 Internationals against the islanders and the Test tour of South Africa has been put off till the third and final match in the national capital.
While the squad for the third Test remained unchanged, ODI specialists like former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, star all-rounder Hardik Pandya, batsman Kedar Jadhav along with speedsters Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah returned to the 50-over format.
Source:- Times Of India