The Indian team has been announced for the tour of Sri Lanka. Team India will play limited over series in Sri Lanka. However, another Indian team is currently on the tour of England, so a different team has been selected for the tour of Sri Lanka. The important thing is that Shikhar Dhawan has been made the captain. Many new faces have been included in this team.
Talking about new faces, players like Krishnappa Gautam, Chetan Sakariya, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana have been included. Another important thing was that the names of Shreyas Iyer and T Natarajan are not included in this team. This means that both the players are not fit.
Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, Krishnappa Gautam, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakraborty , Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Chetan Sakaria.
Net Bowlers: Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrior, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore, Simarjit Singh.
It is noteworthy that the Indian team’s tour of Sri Lanka will be in July and the first ODI series will be played. After that the T20 series will be played and all the matches will be played at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. In view of the corona virus, it has been decided to organize the match in the same stadium. The Sri Lankan team will visit England before playing against India.
The Indian Test team is currently in England for the World Test Championship in Sri Lanka and the Test series against England. In such a situation, it was decided to send another team on the tour of Sri Lanka. Although there were speculations that Shreyas might be the captain, he was not included due to not being fit. He was the first choice as a captain.