IND vs SL: Team India will start the ODI series against Sri Lanka from July 13. In the absence of Virat Kohli, the responsibility of captaincy has been entrusted to Shikhar Dhawan. Apart from Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Hardik Pandya are the senior most players in the team. In such a situation, these players will have to perform well, so that Team India can win the series against Sri Lanka. Let us know that the performance of which five players in this series will be all eyes.
In the ODI and T20 series against Sri Lanka, Shikhar Dhawan will be the senior most player of the team along with the captain. If he performs well here in ODIs and T20s, then his place in the T20 World Cup squad can be confirmed. If we look at Dhawan’s record, so far he has played 142 ODIs in which he has scored 5977 runs at an average of 45.28. Dhawan has so far scored 1673 runs in 65 T20 matches at an average of 27.88. Shikhar Dhawan’s bat runs a lot against Sri Lanka, so once again he would like to maintain his record.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the second senior most player in the team after Shikhar Dhawan. He will lead the bowling of Team India in the upcoming ODI and T20 series. Looking at his record, so far he has taken 138 wickets in 117 ODIs. Apart from this, he has taken 45 wickets in 48 T20 matches. Once again all eyes will be on Kumar’s performance.
All eyes will be on Team India’s star all-rounder Hardik Pandya. He will return to the cricket field after a long time. He was battling injury for a long time and now he is ready to make a comeback. Fans expect that he will be seen doing explosive batsman in ODIs and T20 against Sri Lanka. Looking at Pandya’s record, he has so far scored 1267 runs in 60 ODIs at an average of 34.2. Apart from this, he has scored 474 runs in 48 T20 matches at an average of 19.8. During this his strike rate has been above 147.
Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav
Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav are also likely to get a chance in the ODI and T20 series against Sri Lanka. Both the batsmen have excellent records in the IPL, so it is expected that this time they can impress everyone with their batting. If these players are able to do wonders with the bat, then any of them can be included in the T20 World Cup.
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