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Rohit Sharma Picked, Dhawan Dropped For Lanka Tour Despite Good Form

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| July 10 , 2017 , 14:15 IST

India is going to Sri Lanka for a full series starting with the Test series. Virat Kohli will lead the side and the test series will begin from the 26th of July. Dhawan who has been extremely good in the recent ODI series and the Champions Trophy has failed to find a spot in Virat Kohli's test team.

India who haven't played a Test Match since March will be wearing the white jersey for the first time against Sri Lanka. Rohit Sharma who has not played a Test match for almost a year is set to return to the Virat Kohli led squad.

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K.L. Rahul who was also out due to an injury is set to return and will be looking to cement his place yet again.

Ajinkya Rahane will be the Vice Captain for the test series.

Earlier, he had led India when Virat Kohli was injured in the final test match against Australia which India won and helped India win the series as it was the decider of the series.

Here is the squad for the Test Series against Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli (c), Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Abhinav Mukund.