India have rested Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the first three ODIs vs Sri Lanka and named Virat Kohli as captain. Wriddhiman Saha has been named wicketkeeper. Varun Aaron and R Ashwin are back in the side.
Frontline pace bowler Bhuvaneshwar Kumar has also been rested.
Kohli, who has been touted as a future India skipper, had last led in Zimbabwe, leading the world champions to emphatic victories. Dhoni, who has been under pressure of a hectic schedule, was rested probably keeping in mind the upcoming tour of Australia and the World Cup that follows immediately. (Also read: Dhoni's Test captaincy fails to impress Aussie greats)