Dhawan to replace injured Vijay for Sri Lanka Test tour

The BCCI's Selection Committee on Monday named Shikhar Dhawan as the replacement for injured Murali Vijay in the Test squad for the tour of Sri Lanka.

Murali Vijay suffered a wrist injury during Australia’s tour of India and "has complained of pain in his right wrist while playing a preparatory match", read the BCCI's press release.   -  K. Bhagya Prakash

The BCCI's Selection Committee on Monday named Shikhar Dhawan as the replacement for injured Murali Vijay in the Test squad for the tour of Sri Lanka. India will play a three-match Test series starting July 21.

Vijay suffered a wrist injury during Australia’s tour of India and "has complained of pain in his right wrist while playing a preparatory match", read the BCCI's press release.

The BCCI medical team has advised Vijay to continue his rehabilitation program.

Squad:

Virat Kohli (capt.), Shikhar Dhawan, K. L. Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-capt.), Rohit Sharma, R Ashwin, R Jadeja, W Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav and Abhinav Mukund.

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