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Stadium: Nair replaces Kohli for Afghan Test, Rohit dropped from Tests, Rahane from ODIs

Virat Kohli's much-hyped county stint paved the way for Karun Nair's comeback while senior batsman Rohit Sharma was dropped from the 15-strong Indian squad announced today for the historic one-off Test against Afghanistan next month. Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will expectedly lead the team in Kohli's absence, the selection committee led by MSK Prasad announced after a meeting in which multiple squads were picked.

Updated : 09 May 2018, 07:19 PM