Surprises galore! BCCI proclaims 20-member squad for Sri Lanka tour, THIS star participant to captain

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has introduced a squad of younger and promising gamers led by the skilled Shikhar Dhawan for the limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka subsequent month. There are a bunch of latest entries into the squad because the likes of Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana, Chetan Sakariya.

In the absence of the likes of Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja amongst many others, BCCI needed to identify a very completely different aspect for the tour of Sri Lanka the place either side will play in three ODIs and three T20Is.

Along with the 20 gamers, the choice committee has additionally named 5 gamers as internet blowers, as has turn into a routine within the post-COVID-19 world. Fast bowlers Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, Simrajeet Singh the left-arm Tamil Nadu spinner R Sai Kishore will journey with the aspect as internet bowlers.

With Shreyas Iyer nonetheless recovering from his shoulder surgical procedure and left-arm pacer T Natarajan recovering from his knee surgical procedure, each the gamers will miss the tour. Dhawan, essentially the most skilled participant within the aspect will probably be main his troops, which consists of a number of gamers below the age of 25. Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar will function his deputy, who carried out nicely with the ball when he returned to the Indian aspect in March this 12 months in opposition to England.

Padikkal, Gaikwad, Nitish Rana have been rewarded after their IPL performances. While the likes of Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav retain their locations. Sanju Samson, Prithvi Shaw, Manish Pandey and the thriller spinner Varun Chakravarthy have been recalled whereas off-spinner Krishnappa Gowtham has additionally been named within the aspect together with Pandya brothers Krunal and Hardik as all-rounder possibility.

With a watch on a spot within the aspect’s squad for the ICC T20 World Cup, slated to be held later this 12 months, the kids will probably be itching to get out and carry out on the best degree.

The 6-match collection will happen in Colombo beginning with the three ODIs on July 13, 16 and 18, adopted by the T20Is on July 21, 23, and 25.

Team India squad for Sri Lanka tour: Shikhar Dhawan(c), Bhuvneshwar Kumar(vc), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan(w), Sanju Samson(w), Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, Krishnappa Gowtham, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Chetan Sakariya

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


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