Indian team has been announced for the upcoming tri-series in Sri Lanka featuring India, New Zealand and Sri Lanka which starts from 10th of August. The big news is that Tendulkar, Harbajan Singh and Gautam Gambhir have been rested for the series.
Other notable changes includes the inclusion of Abhimanyu Mithun who is also in the test team currently. Yuvraj Singh returns to the squad. R Ashwin and Saurabh Tiwary who have been brilliant in the domestic matches have been included in the squad.
Fast bowler Zaheer Khan will miss the series due to injury. In absence of him, Ashish Nehra will lead the attack. S Sreesanth will too miss the series due to knee injury.
The squad :MS Dhoni (captain), Virender Sehwag (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, R. Ashwin, Praveen Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Abhimanyu Mithun, Ashish Nehra, Pragyan Ojha, Sourav Tiwary