Injured Dhoni out of last two ODIs,Brisbane Test; Rahul, Karn, Raina in Test squad
Mumbai, Nov 10 : Skipper M S Dhoni has been rested for the remaining two one-day internationals against Sri Lanka and the first Test against Australia to be played in Brisbane to recover from a right wrist injury.
Virat Kohli will lead the side in his absence.
Dhoni had earlier opted out of the first three games of the five-match series against Sri Lanka, citing the need for a break to freshen up ahead of the tour of Australia and the World Cup.
Meanwhile, the selectors have named Karnataka batsman K L Rahul and Railways leg spinner Karn Sharma and Uttar Pradesh south paw Suresh Raina in the 19-member Test squad.
Raina last played a Test for India in September 2012.
India Test squad: M S Dhoni (capt), Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, M Vijay, K L Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Wriddhiman Saha, Naman Ojha, R Ashwin, Karn Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Varun Aaron
The Indian squad for the last two ODIs against Sri Lanka is as follows: Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Robin Uthappa, Akshar Patel, Karn Sharma, R Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Dhawal Kulkarni, Stuart Binny, Vinay Kumar and Kedar Jadhav. (ANI)