Shikhar Dhawan to replace injured Murali Vijay for India’s tour of Sri Lanka: BCCI

Shikhar Dhawan to replace injured Murali Vijay for India’s tour of Sri Lanka: BCCI

India Blooms News Service | 17 Jul 2017

Mumbai, July 17 (IBNS): 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.

"Vijay, who had suffered a wrist injury during Australia’s tour of India, has complained of pain in his right wrist, while playing a preparatory match. The BCCI medical team has therefore advised that Vijay should continue his rehabilitation program," the BCCI said in a statement.

The team is as follows:

Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice captain), Rohit Sharma, R Ashwin, R Jadeja, W Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, M Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Abhinav Mukund.

Shikhar Dhawan to replace injured Murali Vijay for India’s tour of Sri Lanka: BCCI

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