The Indian cricket team is touring Sri Lanka. The BCCI announced the team for the plowing tour during the month of July. The main team is currently on a tour of England to take part in the World Test Championship (WTC Final) final.
The Indian cricket team is on a tour of Sri Lanka. The BCCI announced the team for the plowing tour during the month of July. The main team is currently on a tour of England to take part in the World Test Championship (WTC Final) final. Where a series of 5 Test matches will be played against England after the final match. Meanwhile, the other team will travel to Sri Lanka to play a series of ODI and T20 matches. Thus, two Indian teams will be touring two countries at the same time.
The captaincy of the Indian team has been handed over to Shikhar Dhawan. While Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been declared the vice captain of the team. Left-arm batsman Nitish Rana, who has been performing well in the IPL for several seasons, has also been included in the squad for the first time. Devdutt Padikkal and Rituraj Gaekwad have also been included.
Chetan Sakaria from Bhavnagar has also been selected for the Sri Lanka tour. Sakaria made his IPL debut for Rajasthan Royals. He has played only 7 matches in the IPL. Where he has been selected. Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakraborty and Navdeep Saini have also found a place in the team again.
Dhawan gets captaincy opportunity
Without regular players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah, the Indian team is touring abroad. Shikhar Dhawan will play the role of captain for the first time in his career. He captained the Delhi team in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy this year. Dhawan is a senior player in the team.
India-Sri Lanka cricket program
The Indian team will play a series of 3 ODIs and 3 T20 matches against Sri Lanka. The ODI series between Sri Lanka and India will start from July 13. The ODIs will be played on July 13, 16 and 18. The T20 series will be played on July 21, 23 and 25. All matches in both series will be played at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo in view of the Corona epidemic.
Captain Shikhar Dhawan, Vice Captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Rituraj Gaekwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan (wicket keeper) Sanju Samson (wicket keeper), Yuzvendra Chap, Chahar, Krunal Pandya, Krishnappa Gautam, Varun Chakraborty, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini and Chetan Sakaria.
Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrior, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore, Simranjit Singh.