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Murali Vijay ruled out of Sri Lanka series

Murali_Vijay_Indian_cricketMurali Vijay has been ruled out of India's tour of Sri Lanka due to a wrist injury. 

Shikhar Dhawan has been called up to the Indian Test squad as a replacement for Murali Vijay. 

Vijay, who suffered an injury to his wrist during Australia's tour of India, has complained of pain in his right wrist during a preparatory match. 

The BCCI medical team has recommended that Vijay continues his rehab program. 

Dhawan returns to the Test squad for the first time since October 2016, when he played against New Zealand in a home series

Dhawan had success in the Champions Trophy but did not perform as per expectations in India's tour of West Indies

 

Indian Test Squad 

Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Rohit Sharma, R Ashwin, R Jadeja, W Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, M Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Abhinav Mukund.

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