BCCI announced India’s squad for ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka; Dhawan to lead

Shikhar Dhawan has been named captain while, Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be the vice-captain of the team.

BCCI announced India’s squad for ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka; Dhawan to lead
BCCI announced India’s squad for ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka; Dhawan to lead
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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the India squad for Sri Lanka Tour comprising three ODIs and as many as T20Is starting July 13. BCCI have named 20 players along with five net bowlers. Shikhar Dhawan has been named captain and Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be the vice-captain of the team.

Prithvi Shaw has earned a call-up into the white-ball squad. Opening batters Devdutt Padikkal and Ruturaj Gaikwad has also been named in the squad.

All six matches will be played at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo.

India’s squad: 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 and Chetan Sakariya.

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

India vs Sri Lanka ODI series schedule

13 July: 1st ODI at R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo

16 July: 2nd ODI at R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo

18 July: 3rd ODI at R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo

India vs Sri Lanka T20I series schedule

21 July: 1st T20I at R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo

23 July: 2nd T20I at R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo

25 July: 3rd T20I at R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo