The Indian cricket team is to play in a limited-over series on the tour of Sri Lanka next month. For the ODI and T20 series against Sri Lanka, the Indian selectors’ committee has announced the team with veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan as the captain while pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been named as the vice-captain.
Kuldeep Yadav, who was dropped from the Test team, remains in the limited-overs series. Along with this, Nitish Rana, Devdutt Padikkal, Rituraj, and Chetan Sakariya have been included in the team for the first time. The first one-day match of the T20 series of three ODIs and as many matches will be played on July 13, while the last T20 match will be played on July 25. All matches at one place Colombo’s R.K. Premadasa Stadium will be played.
India’s squad for ODI & T20I series against Sri Lanka announced
The All-India Senior Selection Committee picked the Indian squad for the 3-match ODI series and the 3-match T20I series against Sri Lanka scheduled in the month of July. All matches will be played at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo.
India’s squad: Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan (Wicket-keeper), Sanju Samson (Wicket-keeper), Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, K Gowtham, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Vice-captain), Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Chetan Sakariya
Net Bowlers: Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore, Simarjeet Singh
|India’s tour of Sri Lanka, 2021 – ODI series|
|1||13th July||1st ODI||Colombo|
|2||16th July||2nd ODI||Colombo|
|3||18th July||3rd ODI||Colombo|
|India’s tour of Sri Lanka, 2021 – T20I series|
|1||21st July||1st T20I||Colombo|
|2||23rd July||2nd T20I||Colombo|
|3||25th July||3rd T20I||Colombo|