National selectors finalized the Indian team for the five-match One-Day International cricket series and a Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka to be played in Colombo and Dambulla from January 28 to February 10.
Saurashtra all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who scored 739 runs and took 42 wickets in the recently-concluded Ranji Trophy championship, has been included in the team. A hamstring injury ruled out Harbhajan Singh’s selection. Delhi’s Virat Kohli has been dropped. Uttar Pradesh’s Praveen Kumar finds a place in the team.
The team: M.S. Dhoni (Capt.), Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Rohit Sharma, Yusuf Pathan, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma, Pragyan Ojha, Munaf Patel, Suresh Raina, Irfan Pathan, Ravindra Jadeja, Praveen Kumar.