India’s men’s cricket squad has been announced for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour and left-hander Shikhar Dhawan has been named captain of the team.
Published: 11th June 2021 12:00 AM |
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Mumbai: India’s men’s cricket squad has been announced for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, while left-arm seamer Shikhar Dhawan has been named captain of the team.
Yes, Shikhar Dhawan has been given the captaincy as captain Kohli and other senior players have been touring England for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka in July. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has also been made captain of the team.
NEWS: The All-India Senior Selection Committee picked the Indian squad for the 3-match ODI series & the 3- match T20I series against Sri Lanka in July. #TeamIndia
In the absence of senior players, the tour of Sri Lanka has given new talents a chance to join the young batsmen Devadat Padikkal and Rituraj Gaikwad, who have been vocal in the last two IPL seasons. Left-arm batsman Nitish Rana has been selected for the squad, especially in the IPL. Rana will then be inducted into international cricket through a tour of Lanka.
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Left-arm fast bowler Chetan Zakaria, who made his debut for the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, has been recalled to the all-rounder Krishnappa Gautam, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakraborty and Navdeep Saini.
Tour start from 13th July
In this tour, Team India will play a series of 3 ODI and 3 T20 matches against the host nation. The ODIs will start from July 13 and the T20 series will start from July 21. ODIs will be held on July 13, 16 and 18. T20 matches will be held on July 21, 23 and 25. In view of the corona virus, all matches will be held at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Shikhar Dhawan (C), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (VC), P Shaw, D Padikkal, R Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, M Pandey, H Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan (WK), S Samson (WK), Y Chahal, R Chahar , K Gowtham, K Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, V Chakravarthy, D Chahar, N Saini, C Sakariya
The team is like:
Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vice-captain), Prithvi Shah, Devadhath Padikkal, Ruthuraj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), S Samson (V) Rahul Chahar, K Gautam, Karnal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakraborty, Deepak Chahar, Nav Deep Saini, Chetan Zakaria
Fighting against 2 countries at the same time
Team India, meanwhile, will take part in the World Test Championship against New Zealand starting June 18, and then in a bilateral series against England. The England team will play one-day, T20 and Test series from August 4 in England. Semi-tour England in July and Sri Lanka on the other hand. Your question may be how this is possible. Team India will take part in the tour of Sri Lanka, just as India will tour England. The team will be led by Shikhar Dhawan.
Rare event in cricket history
It is the most rare event in cricket history to have two teams touring at the same time.
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