India tour of Sri Lanka: Shikhar Dhawan to lead India, Devdutt Padikkal & Ruturaj Gaikwad also make it to the Indian team

India tour of Sri Lanka: Shikhar Dhawan to lead India, Devdutt Padikkal & Ruturaj Gaikwad also make it to the Indian team, check Indian Squad
India tour of Sri Lanka: Shikhar Dhawan to lead India, Devdutt Padikkal & Ruturaj Gaikwad also make it to the Indian team, check Indian Squad

India Tour of Sri Lanka – Shikhar Dhawan to lead India, Indian Team for 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.

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India tour of Sri Lanka: Shikhar Dhawan to lead India, Devdutt Padikkal & Ruturaj Gaikwad also make it to the Indian team

Shikhar Dhawan to Captain India: Opener Shikhar Dhawan was on Thursday named as captain of the Indian team that will travel to Sri Lanka for a limited-overs tour next month as the BCCI announced a 20-man squad, packed with youngsters, including six uncapped players.

With the country’s top cricketers already in England for the World Test Championship final and the subsequent England series, the selection of a number of youngsters in the squad is on expected lines.

Indian Team for Sri Lanka – 6 Uncapped players Named: Many of them impressed in the suspended IPL and have been rewarded with their maiden India call-up. They included Devdutt Padikkal, pacer Chetan Sakaria, Nitish Rana, Krishnappa Gowtham, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Varun Chakravarthy.

Prithvi Shaw and Manish Pandey have made a comeback but Shreyas Iyer missing out on selection means he has not yet recovered from his shoulder injury.

Out of favour spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal are also part of the squad that also has Pandya brothers — Hardik and Krunal — apart from two wicket-keeper batsmen in young Ishan Kishan and Sanju Samson.

India are scheduled to clash with Sri Lanka in three One-day Internationals and as many Twenty20 matches on the tour that will begin on July 13 and conclude on July 25.

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

S.No.

Date

Match

Venue

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

S.No.

Date

Match

Venue

1

21st July

1st T20I

Colombo

2

23rd July

2nd T20I

Colombo

3

25th July

3rd T20I

Colombo