With Team India set to play a 3-match ODI series against Sri Lanka in July, it will be really interesting to see the kind of line-up they will opt for. The Men in Blue will be without their regular starters like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja and Jasprit Bumrah. This scenario will open up the doors for various youngsters as they will finally get an opportunity to showcase their potential in international circuit while playing for their country. With so many possibilities, let us look at the probable India’s playing XI for the ODI series against SL.
1. Shikhar Dhawan (c)
The veteran opener is going to be the first name in the playing XI and is also expected to lead the side in absence of other senior members. Dhawan has been one of the best ODI batsman for India in the last few years, with 5977 runs to his name in 142 matches at a scintillating average of 45.3. With him eyeing to play for the country till 2023 World Cup at least, the 35-year-old will want to make a mark in this series.