The BCCI has announced the squad for two test match series against Sri Lanka, which is starting from the 16th November Kolkata. Abhinav Mukund has been dropped from the squad, while Murali Vijay is back in the team. The spin duo Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin also included in the squad, while Kuldeep Yadav is the third spinner.
Ahead of the test series, Sri Lankan team will play a two-day warm-up tie against the Board President XI. The second Test match of the series will play on 24th November in Nagpur. The series has three One Day Internationals and Twenty-20 International series also.
Board President Squad: Naman Ojha (captain)(wk), Sanju Samson, Jiwanjot Singh, B Sandeep, Tanmay Agarwal, Abhishek Gupta, Rohan Prem, Akash Bhandari, Jalaj Saxena, CV Milind, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Warrier, Ravi Kiran.
Indian Test Squad (2 matches): Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Mohamed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma.