New Delhi: Team India is going to meet in the ODI series against Sri Lanka under the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan after a few days from now. This series will start from 18th July. The Sri Lankan team has announced its team for the series of three ODIs and three T20 matches.
Sri Lankan team announced
Sri Lankan selectors have announced a 24-member squad for the ODI and T20 series against India. The captaincy of this team has been handed over to Dasun Shanaka while the vice-captain Dhananjaya de Silva has been made.
— Sri Lanka Cricket (@OfficialSLC) July 16, 2021
Kusal Perera is out
Before this series, the Sri Lankan cricket team has suffered a major setback. Former captain and Sri Lanka’s leading batsman Kusal Perera will miss the series against India due to a shoulder injury.
Fighting will happen from 18th July
The limited overs cricket series between India and Sri Lanka will now start from July 18 after a case of corona infection was found in the Sri Lankan camp. According to the old schedule, the ODI series between India and Sri Lanka was going to start from July 13. At the same time, now three ODI matches will be held on 18, 20 and 23 July at Premadasa Stadium while T20 matches will start from 25 July. Shikhar Dhawan has been given the command of the team for this tour. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been made the vice-captain.
Indian team: Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vice-captain), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Rituraj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav , Krishnappa Gautam, Krunal Pandya, Varun Chakravarthy, Navdeep Saini and Chetan Sakaria.