Another young Indian team under the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan has also tightened its strings to beat Sri Lanka.
New Delhi: While on the one hand Virat Kohli-led team India is all set to face New Zealand in the World Test Championship, on the other hand another young Indian team captained by Shikhar Dhawan is also ready to beat Sri Lanka. Tighten your laces.
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Indian cricketers visiting Sri Lanka for a six-match limited overs series have started a two-week quarantine period here. These players will be regularly tested for corona before leaving for Colombo on June 28. For this tour, Shikhar Dhawan has been made the captain of the 20-man team and Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been made the vice-captain. Five net bowlers will also accompany the team on this tour.
BCCI shared photos
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) tweeted and said, ‘Team India visiting Sri Lanka has gathered in Mumbai. It is nice to see some new faces in the team. BCCI shared photos of Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya and Nitish Rana.
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Series will start from 13th July
The senior selection committee of the BCCI selected the team for the three ODIs and three T20 matches against Sri Lanka on June 10. This series will be played from 13 to 25 July. Along with the team, head coach Rahul Dravid has also been quarantined in Mumbai. The Indian team will be in Quarantine for three days after reaching Colombo, after which it will be allowed to train according to the guidelines of Sri Lanka Cricket.