IND vs SL: Team India will be captained by Shikhar Dhawan in the ODI and T20 series between India and Sri Lanka. The ODI series will start from July 13. Shikhar Dhawan will be the fifth Indian to make his captaincy debut against Sri Lanka. Earlier, four Indian players have made their captaincy debut against Sri Lanka. By the way, Shikhar Dhawan had captained Sunrisers Hyderabad in some matches in the IPL, in which he could not impress the fans. Now it will be interesting to see how he will captain against Sri Lanka.
These four players made their debut as captain
So far four Indian players have debuted against Sri Lanka as captain. These include 1983 World Cup winners Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. Now soon Shikhar Dhawan will be included in this list. Apart from the captain, Shikhar Dhawan will be under pressure to do well against Sri Lanka as he is the senior most player in the team.
Team India to play three ODIs and three T20Is in Sri Lanka
Team India under the leadership of Shikhar Dhawan will play a series of three ODIs and three T20 matches against Sri Lanka. Team India will play the first one-day match on July 13, the second one-day match on July 16, and the third one-day match on July 18. Apart from this, three T20 matches will be played on July 21, July 23 and July 25. Overall, this tour will end on July 25. All eyes will be on those faces who will make their international debut against Sri Lanka.
Team India will play in the absence of many star players
At present all the star players of the team are on tour to England. Here he will play test series against England. In such a situation, many new faces have been given a chance in the team under the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan. It will be interesting to see how Team India, full of young players, will perform against Sri Lanka.