Virat Kohli rested for Sri Lanka T20s


Batsman Virat Kohli has been rested for the three T20 internationals against Sri Lanka in February ahead of the Asia Cup later in the month. Delhi left-arm spinner Pawan Negi, who used to play for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL, received his first call up to the India side.

Swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who missed the recent three-match T20I series against Australia due to a fractured thumb, has also been named in the squad along with middle-order batsman Manish Pandey.