Monday, 18 October 2021

Shikhar Dhawan to lead India squad for Sri Lanka

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Shikhar Dhawan, the Indian Opener, now named Captain for the Cricket Indian team, will travel to Sri Lanka for limited-overs matches next month with the pack of youngsters.

Six uncapped players have added to the new squad: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devdutt Padikkal, Nitish Rana, Chetan Sakariya, Varun Chakravarthy, and Krishnappa Gowtham.

Shikhar Dhawan is going to lead the team in the absence of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. ON THURSDAY, the BCCI’s senior selection committee set forth a 20-member limited-overs India squad for the tour to Sri Lanka in July.

Young Indian lads will have matches at the R Premadasa International Stadium in Colombo.

Indian team scheduled to play three ODIs and three T20Is against the hosts. The ODIs will occur on 13, 16, and 18 of July, while the T20Is will play on 21, 23, and 25.

India Squad: Shikhar Dhawan (C), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (WK), Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, K Gowtham, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (VC), Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Chetan Sakariya.

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Net Bowlers: Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore, Simarjeet Singh

On the other hand, India’s top cricketers are currently in England, preparing for the ICC World Test Championship final, played against New Zealand from June 18-22 at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Southampton.

After the ICC World Test Championship final, the team will stay back to play five Tests against England.

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