IND vs SL: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shikhar Dhawan released from Test team

Updated: Nov 21, 2017, 09:02 IST | Agencies

Tami nadu batting all-rounder Vijay Shankar has replaced Shikhar Dhawan for the second Test against Sri Lanka in Nagpur

Tami Nadu batting all-rounder Vijay Shankar has replaced Shikhar Dhawan for the second Test against Sri Lanka in Nagpur. Ishant Sharma is back in the squad in place of Bhuvneshwar Kumar. According to a BCCI media release, Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar requested the team management and selectors to be released due to personal reasons. While Bhuvneshwar will not be part of the remainder of the series, Dhawan will be available for the third Test.

India's Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during the fourth day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens cricket stadium in Kolkata on November 19, 2017. Pic/AFP
India's Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during the fourth day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens cricket stadium in Kolkata on November 19, 2017. Pic/AFP

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