Rohit Sharma to captain India as Kohli rested for the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka

The other changes for the series include Siddharth Kaul and Shreyas Iyer

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India captain Virat Kohli has been rested from the upcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka with Rohit Sharma ready to step in for him to lead the men in blue.

Siddharth Kaul and Shreyas Iyer have been called up while spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have been ignored for the 50-over format.

Apart from this, the Indian team has been selected for the remainder of the series against Sri Lanka while rest of the squad remains unchanged.

The three-match ODI series starts on December 10 while Kohli will be a part of the third test against Sri Lanka on December 3. 

India squad for the ODI series: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (WK), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul


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