India tour of Sri Lanka: Krunal Pandya shares adorable photos with nephew Agastya Pandya – Team India all-rounder Krunal Pandya, who is in Sri Lanka for India’s limited-overs series, shared an adorable photo with Hardik Pandya’s son and his nephew Agastya Pandya on Tuesday. Shikhar Dhawan led Indian team will start their Sri Lanka tour with three-match ODI series starting from 13th July.
Here’s Agastya to bring a smile on your face this morning 😊🤗 Miss this little ball of sunshine ☀️ pic.twitter.com/SNNLCJMUmq
— Krunal Pandya (@krunalpandya24) July 6, 2021
India tour of Sri Lanka: Krunal shared two photos with Agastya where India all-rounder can be seen enjoying laughter with his nephew. Krunal wrote in the caption, “Here’s Agastya to bring a smile on your face this morning Miss this little ball of sunshine.”
Krunal made their debut in ODI earlier this year against England where he scored 95 runs and impressed everyone with his stroke-making. He has bowled 20 overs in ODI cricket and have one wicket under his belt. The 30-year-old will aim to make this SL series count and cement his place in the side for the T20 World Cup scheduled later this year.
India tour of Sri Lanka: Meanwhile, Ahead of the series, skipper Dhawan and vice-captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar took on each other in the intra-squad practice match. In a tweet shared by BCCI, Shikhar Dhawan and Nitish Rana can be seen batting while Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Krunal Pandya in action with the ball.
A second-string India squad led by Dhawan will tour Sri Lanka for limited-overs series. Shikhar Dhawan and Co will lock horns against Sri Lanka in their backyard for 3 ODIs and equal T20Is as Virat Kohli and Co are in the UK for the upcoming 5-match Test series against England. The newly-named India squad also featured big names from IPL who earned their maiden call. A dominating batting performance could help youngsters book a place in T20 World Cup. The ODI series will kick off on July 13 while the T20I series begins July 21.
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|