Indian squad to Sri Lanka announced-Rohit to captain Test too

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India's cricket team captain Virat Kohli, center, celebrates with teammates after winning the second cricket test match against South Africa in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

The Indian selection committee headed by Chetan Sharma announced the India squads for the T20I and Test series against Sri Lanka on Saturday evening. Rohit Sharma has also been named the full-time captain in the red-ball format as well.

The appointment comes Virant Kohli’s decision to step down from Captaincy in January. Jasprit Bumrah has been appointed as T20 & Test vice-captain. Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane have been dropped from the Test squad.

The final Test Squad is as follows: Rohit Sharma (C), Mayank Agarwal, Priyank Panchal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, R Pant, KS Bharat, R Ashwin (subject to fitness), R Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, J Bumrah (VC), Md. Shami, Md. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Saurabh Kumar

T20I squad: Rohit Sharma (C) Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (wk, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Jaspreet Bumrah (VC), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Md. Siraj, Sanju Samson (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Y Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Avesh Khan.

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