Team India is to visit Sri Lanka in July. The team will play a series of three ODIs and three T20 matches there. Senior players of Team India will continue to play Tests in England during this period. Due to this, young players can be given a chance on the tour. Rahul Dravid has already been made the coach of the team for the tour. According to the information, Shikhar Dhawan will be the captain of Team India on the tour.
According to the news of Cricbuzz, Shikhar Dhawan can be made the captain for the tour. The pair of two brothers will also go to Sri Lanka. Apart from Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya, fast bowler Deepak Chahar and leg-spinner Rahul Chahar can also find a place in the team. Rahul Chahar did well in the current season of IPL. He was the highest wicket taker as a spinner with 11 wickets.
Padikkal and Rana may make their international debut
RCB opener batsman Devdutt Padikkal and KKR’s Nitish Rana can also find a place in the team. You can make an international debut with both the series. Apart from this, Rahul Tewatia and Varun Chakraborty can also go to Sri Lanka. Both the players dropped out due to failure in the fitness test before the series against England. Fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who has not been selected for the England tour, can also go to Sri Lanka. Injured Shreyas Iyer can also be selected for the tour, provided he has recovered from the injury.
The series will start from July 13
The Indian team will reach Sri Lanka on 5 July. Where 3 ODIs will be played. The first match will be played on 13 July, the second on 16 July and the third match on 19 July. After this, the three-match T20 series will be played. The first match of the T20 series will be played on July 22, the second match will be played on July 24 and the third match will be played on July 27. All matches will be played at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Expected team : Shikhar Dhawan (captain) Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Shreyas Iyer (fitness dependent), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishaan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Nitish Rana, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandaya, Rahul Tevatia, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakraborty, Jaydev Unadkat, Navdeep Saini, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Khalil Ahmed, Deepak Chahar, Rahul Chahar.