IND vs SL: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced a 20-member squad for the upcoming limited-overs series between Sri Lanka and India set to get underway next month. The white-ball series comprises three ODIs and as many T20Is. All the matches will take place in Colombo.
Shikhar Dhawan has been named as the captain of the touring party. Paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be the vice-captain.
While the squad includes the names of the regular white-ball players of the Indian team, the selectors have also handed over call-ups to several domestic players, including Ishan Kishan and Rahul Chahar among others.
IPL stars Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Suryakumar Yadav have been included in the squad. Prithvi Shaw has also made a comeback. Manish Pandey and Nitish Rana have also made the cut in the absence of the first-choice players.
Rahul Dravid will travel with the Indian squad as the coach in the absence of the national head coach Ravi Shastri. Dravid will be joined by members of Dravid’s team from the National Cricket Academy (NCA).
India’s squad for Sri Lanka tour: 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: India tour of Sri Lanka fixtures
|1st ODI||13.07.21||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
|2nd ODI||16.07.21||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
|3rd ODI||18.07.21||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
|1st T20I||21.07.21||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
|2nd T20I||23.07.21||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
|3rd T20I||25.07.21||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
Stay tuned to MadOverCricket for the latest news updates!
Also checkout: ICC Hall of Fame to induct ten legends in the list