IND vs SL: Sri Lanka has announced its team for the ODI and T20 series against India. In this team of 24 players, all the young players have been given place. The captaincy of this team has been handed over to all-rounder Dasun Shanaka. In fact, Kusal Perera has been ruled out of the series against Team India due to injury, so Shanaka will lead the team. Sri Lanka Cricket has given this information through its official Twitter account.
Team of 24 players announced
A total of 24 players have been included in the team selected by the Sri Lanka Cricket Board for the series against India. Squad: Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Dhananjay De Silva (Vice Captain), Avishka Fernando, Pathum Nisanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Minod Bhanuka, Lahiru Udara, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ashen Bandara, Ramesh Mendis, Dhananjay Lakshman, Praveen Jayavikrama, Akila Dhananjaya, Lakshna Sandakan, Lahiru Kumara, Dusmantha Chamira, Kasun Rajita, Asita Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Isuru Udana, Binura Fernando, Shiran Fernando, Ishan Jayaratne.
— Sri Lanka Cricket (@OfficialSLC) July 16, 2021
ODI series will start from 18th July
The ODI series between India and Sri Lanka will start from July 18. After the series of three ODIs, a series of 3 T20 matches will also be played between the two teams. Shikhar Dhawan will lead the team for India. There are not many star players in the Indian team that has gone to Sri Lanka, because already a team of India is on a tour of England. In such a situation, Team India is also adorned with young players. In such a situation, this series is going to be very interesting. All the veteran players are also considering it as a test of the young players of Team India before the T20 World Cup.
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