Injured opener Murali Vijay was dominated out from India’s upcoming Take a look at sequence towards Sri Lanka on Monday, the cricket board stated on Monday, with Shikhar Dhawan named as his substitute.
Vijay, who underwent surgical procedure on his wrist in England after the four-Take a look at sequence towards Australia, has already missed the 10th version of the Indian Premier League Twenty20 match.
The 33-year-old batsman is ready to bear rehabilitation after ache reappeared in his wrist whereas enjoying a warm-up match, the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) stated in an announcement.
Dhawan, who has performed 23 Checks at a mean of 38.52 since making his debut in 2013, is now a part of the 16-man squad for the three Checks beginning in Galle on July 26.
The left-handed batsman, who final performed a Take a look at in October towards New Zealand, was the best run-scorer within the 50-over Champions Trophy in England and Wales in June.
India, led by skipper Virat Kohli, can also be slated to play 5 one-day internationals and a single Twenty20 after the Take a look at sequence wraps up.
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