Both teams named 16-member squad for the upcoming bilateral ODI series starting from November 1.

MS Dhoni has been rested from the first three ODIs and Virat Kohli has been given the charge to monitor the team. Dhoni opted out for rest as he has to feature in a long tour of Australia and WC2015 thereby making way for Wriddhiman Saha. Bhuvneshwar Kumar had also been granted rest.

There are some fitness concerns about the Sri lanka’s star batsman Kumar Sangakkara along with all-rounder Thisara Perera but both have been included in the squad. Niroshan Dickwella and Lahiru Gamage earned maiden call.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Angelo Mathews
India and Sri Lanka squad announced for the ODIs

SQUAD

INDIA: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina, Wriddhiman Saha, Ambati Rayudu, R Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, , Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Akshar Patel, Amit Mishra, Murali Vijay, Varun Aaron, Umesh Yadav.

SRI LANKA: Angelo Mathews (Captain), Tillekaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Ashan Priyanjan , Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekera, Ashan Priyanjan, Dhammika Prasad, Lahiru Gamage, Chaturanga de Silva, Seekkuge Prasanna, Suraj Randiv.

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