The BCCI, on Thursday, announced a 20-man squad for Team India’s tour of Sri Lanka. Team India will play three ODIs and three T20Is against the hosts in July. All games will be played at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo.
Shikhar Dhawan will lead the team in the absence of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma while Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be his deputy. Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana and Chetan Sakariya have all received their maiden Team India call ups.
The three ODIs will be played on July 13, July 16, and July 18, respectively while the three T20Is will be played on July 21, July 23 and July 25 respectively.
Team India’s squad for Sri Lanka tour:
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, Chetan Sakariya
Net Bowlers: Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore, Simarjeet Singh