IND vs SL: Former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman believes that the Indian team should include both Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav in the playing XI for the ODI series against Sri Lanka starting on July 13. According to him, if these two spinners perform well against Sri Lanka, then their confidence will increase and this is likely to benefit the Indian team in the T20 World Cup.
Laxman said this about Kuldeep
VVS Laxman said during a discussion on a sports channel that Yuzvendra Chahal is a very experienced and good bowler and he is full of confidence. However, Kuldeep Yadav will have to regain his momentum and confidence by performing better against Sri Lanka. According to him, this is a great opportunity for many players of the Indian team to get their momentum ahead of the T20 World Cup.
Laxman praises Suryakumar Yadav
The former cricketer said that Suryakumar Yadav should be played at number three in the Indian team. He has made a great start in international cricket and should get a chance in both the series against Sri Lanka. He said that Suryakumar Yadav has a good chance of making a place in the T20 World Cup team by performing brilliantly on the tour of Sri Lanka.
Team India fully prepared for the series
Team India is fully prepared for the upcoming ODI and T20 series. All the players of the team have sweated profusely in the nets and most of the players have performed brilliantly in intra-squad matches as well. It will be interesting to see how the team full of young players will perform in the upcoming series. Captain Shikhar Dhawan will be responsible for batting in the team, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar will lead the bowling.
Corona threat on the series
Even though both the teams are ready for the series, but the threat of coronavirus also remains. On Thursday, the batting coach of the Sri Lankan team was found infected with Corona, while on Friday the performance analyst was found to be Corona positive. According to Sri Lanka Cricket, the Kovid-19 test of all the players will be done even 2 days before the match.
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