India and Sri Lanka are all set to square off in a three-match T20I series starting on Tuesday (3 December). Both cricket boards have announced their respective squads and the players have already started practicing for the first T20I. Meanwhile, the broadcasters have released the list of commentators for the three-match series. While the likes of Harsha Bhogle and Kumar Sangakkara will be seen in the English commentary panel, Gautam Gambhir and Irfan Pathan are among the Hindi commentators.
Here is the full list of commentators for India vs Sri Lanka T20I series
English Commentators for India vs Sri Lanka T20I Series
Hindi Commentators for India vs Sri Lanka T20I Series
Notably, this is India’s second T20I bilateral series after the T20 World Cup 2022. The Men in Blue defeated New Zealand 1-0 in the series after T20 WC. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka will be playing their first T20I series after the showpiece event. While India are undergoing a transition phase with Hardik Pandy at the helm, Sri Lanka have announced a well-settled squad. Therefore, it becomes an interesting series to watch out for.
Sri Lanka squad: Dasun Shanaka (C), Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Mendis, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga (vc), Ashen Bandara, Maheesh Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Kasun Rajitha, Dunith Wellalage, Pramod Madushan, Lahiru Kumara, Nuwan Thushara
India squad: Hardik Pandya (Captain), Ishan Kishan (wk), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav (VC), Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi, Mukesh Kumar
1st T20I: 3 January 2022, Mumbai
2nd T20I: 5 January 2022, Pune
3rd T20I: 7 January 2022, Rajkot
Note: All matches will start at 7 PM IST