New Delhi: Left-hander Yuvraj Singh is set to make a comeback to India's one-day squad for the forthcoming tri-series in Sri Lanka, while Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh and Gautam Gambhir have been rested, the BCCI announced on Saturday.
The BCCI selection committee led by Krish Srikkanth met in Mumbai to pick the 15-member squad for the tri-series, featuring India, Sri Lanka and New Zealand. The series is scheduled to be played from August 10 till 28.
Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and batsman Sourabh Tiwary, currently in the Indian team for the Emerging Players Tournament in Australia, have also received a call-up. Their places for the tournament down under will be taken up by Ashok Dinda and Manish Pandey.
However, Zaheer Khan who was tipped to make comeback in the ODI squad according to NCA sources was not named in the squad. Abhimanyu Mithun who has been a find of the Indian Test squad in the Island nation is set to replace him instead.
MS Dhoni (Captain), Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Abhimanyu Mithun, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Ravichandran Ashwin, Praveen Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Pragyan Ojha and Saurabh Tiwary.