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BCCI announces India’s Test squad for Sri Lanka tour

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New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming three-match Test series against Sri Lanka, which starts from August 12.

Virat Kohli will resume his captaincy as most of the senior batsmen, who were rested for the Zimbabwe series, have made a return to the Test squad.

Amit Mishra returned to the Test fold after a gap of four years, while veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh has retained his place following an impressive Zimbabwe tour.

India’s Test squad for Sri Lanka tour is as follows:

Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli ©, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Varun Aaron, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Amit Mishra. (ANI)