Shikhar Dhawan led India’s white-ball team has finally arrived in Sri Lanka where they will face the hosts in three ODIs & three T20Is starting from July.
All-rounder Hardik Pandya shared a selfie of himself on the plane after reaching Colombo on his Instagram story. He captioned the story as “Touchdown Sri Lanka” confirming that team India has reached Sri Lanka. After few hours the Indian Cricket team has also shared a picture of the squad arriving at the team hotel.
Earlier on Monday, the BCCI has informed the fans that team India departs for the limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka from Mumbai. 20 players Indian squad comprises of few experienced players & some new talents. Shikhar Dhawan-led Indian squad will face Kusul Perera-led Sri Lanka in a three-match ODI series & three-match T20I series in Colombo.
India’s white-ball team comprises some fresh talents such as Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Chetan Sakariya, Varun Chakravarthy, Nitish Rana, and Krishnappa Gowtham. The white ball team is led by Shikhar Dhawan & Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the vice-captain. Rahul Dravid who has been associated with India ‘A’ teams & also led the U-19 World Cup team to win the title in 2018 has been appointed as coach of India’s white-ball team for the Sri Lanka tour.
Team India will face Sri Lanka in the first ODI which will start on July 13. The second & third ODI will be played on July 16 and July 18 respectively, followed by the T20I series which will commence from July 21 with the second & the final T20I to be played on July 23 and July 25.
Let’s have a look at India’s Limited-overs 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
IND vs SL Series Full Schedule:
1st ODI – July 13- 1:30 PM
2nd ODI – July 16- 1:30 PM
3rd ODI – July 19- 1:30 PM
1st T20I – July 22- 7:00 PM
2nd T20I – July 24- 7:00 PM
3rd T20I – July 27- 7:00 PM
All the matches will be played at Colombo’s R.Premadasa Stadium.
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