• Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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India recall Sharma for Sri Lanka tests, uncapped Pandya included

Rohit Sharma

By: Sarwar Alam

Indian recalled batsman Rohit Sharma and included uncapped all-rounder Hardik Pandya in the squad to face Sri Lanka in a three-test series starting this month, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Sunday. Sharma last played in the five-day format against New Zealand in October, 2016 before he was sidelined with a thigh injury. The 30-year-old, who finished as second-highest run scorer at the Champions Trophy last month, was rested for the limited-overs tour of West Indies. He replaces Karun Nair in the 16-member squad. Pandya, a regular in India‘s one-day international and Twenty20 sides, could make his test…

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