IND v SL Pink Ball Test: Axar Patel replaces Jayant Yadav in playing XI

Except for Axar Patel, India have remain unchanged in playing XI.

Axar Patel has replaced Jayant Yadav in the second test against Sri Lanka. The pink ball test will be a highlight as Rohit Sharma will be playing his 400th International match. India has roped in Axar Patel in place of Jayant Yadav, with two pacers, Mohammad Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, making their way into the playing XI. India will be playing with three spinners – Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel.


  1. Mayank Agarwal
  2. Rohit Sharma
  3. Hanuma Vihari
  4. Virat Kohli
  5. Rishabh Pant
  6. Shreyas Iyer
  7. Ravindra Jadeja
  8. R. Ashwin
  9. Axar Patel
  10. M. Shami
  11. J asprit Bumrah