Shikhar Dhawan-led Team India lands in Sri Lanka, pictures surfaces

The Men in Blue will play three ODIs and three T20Is against Sri Lanka, starting July 13.

Vaidehi Singh Editor

Updated - 28 June 2021 10:26 pm

The Men in Blue took off for the much-awaited Sri Lanka tour on Monday. The second-string side of Team India will be playing three ODIs and likewise T20Is in the island country in the month of July, starting from 13. The side will be led by a new captain in the form of Shikhar Dhawan, under a new coach in former Indian cricketer and captain Rahul Dravid.

BCCI shares pictures of Indian cricketers after Sri Lanka touchdown

The Indian contingent landed in Sri Lanka on Monday after successfully completing the mandatory quarantine in Mumbai. The side, who are on a four-week long tour of Sri Lanka will be playing limited-overs series, starting with ODIs from July 13 in Colombo.

Notably, the players will be serving three-days under hard quarantine before taking on the field for practice ahead of the series. With the regular skipper and key players in England, the team will be led by Shikhar Dhawan and his deputy Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

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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, Chetan Sakariya

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