Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) has announced the squad for the test match series against Australia and their remaining two One Day Internationals against Sri Lanka
Dhoni who had opted out himself for the first three ODIs against Sri Lanka has not been included for the remaining two matches also. Dhoni has an injury in his right wrist and is also doubtful for the first test match against Australia that starts at Brisbane from December four. It is expected that Dhoni will be fully fit before the second test match that starts at Adelaide from December 12.
Vice-captain Virat Kohli will be leading the team in absence of their regular captain MS Dhoni.
India Test squad :- MS Dhoni (capt), Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, M Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Wriddhiman Saha, Naman Ojha, R Ashwin, Karn Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Varun Aaron
India squad for last two ODIs against Sri Lanka :- Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Robin Uthappa, Akshar Patel, Karn Sharma, R Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Dhawal Kulkarni, Stuart Binny, Vinay Kumar, Kedar Jadhav