IND vs SL, 1st ODI: From Dasun Shanaka to Shikhar Dhawan, 5 players to watch out for 

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IND vs SL, 1st ODI: From Dasun Shanaka to Shikhar Dhawan, 5 players to watch out for- The much-awaited Sri Lanka squad has been released ahead of the ODI series against India. Dasun Shanaka will lead a depleted Sri Lanka side against Shikhar Dhawan and Co. Ahead of the upcoming 50-over matches, we take a look at 5 key players to watch out for in England vs Sri Lanka squad. They are Shikhar Dhawan, Devdutt Padikkal, Hardik Pandya, Dasun Shanaka, and Dushmantha Chameera.

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IND vs SL, 1st ODI: From Dasun Shanaka to Shikhar Dhawan, 5 players to watch out for

Dasun Shanaka

The newly named skipper of Skipper of Sri Lanka Dasun Shanaka will have to lead from the front. He was the second-highest run-scorer in ODIs during the recently concluded Sri Lanka tour of England and emerged as the top-scorer for his side in the T20 series. Can he replicate his top batting performance against India as the hosts look to change their fortunes after whitewash? Follow us at insidesport.co to find out.

Dushmantha Chameera

The Sri Lanka bowler was the highest wicket-taker against England in T20Is. He managed 6 wickets in 3 T20Is. He can be a good prospect for Sri Lanka as they look to come good against the second-string India side at home.

Shikhar Dhawan

The India skipper who topped the Orange cap table in IPL 2021 will look to continue his blistering form against Sri Lanka. He will look to ensure his place as an opener gets top priority ahead of the upcoming T20 World Cup. He is expected to lead India to victory against struggling Sri Lanka by a fair margin.

Devdutt Padikkal

One of the find out of IPL, Devdutt Padikkal is expected to emulate his IPL success in white-ball format for team India. He can provide good start for India if he gets a chance in the presence of Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan. The youngster has amassed 668 runs in 21 matches with the help of 5 fifties and a ton for RCB.

Hardik Pandya

The India all-rounder will look to use the opportunity to come back to form. He had a forgetful IPL 2021 phase 1 where he scored just 52 runs in 7 matches. He is also expected to return to bowling which could be a good sign for India heading into the World Cup.

IND vs SL, 1st ODI: From Dasun Shanaka to Shikhar Dhawan, 5 players to watch out for

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