Sports desk. The three-match ODI series between India and Sri Lanka will now start from July 18. Earlier this series was to start on July 13. The command of Team India on this tour is in the hands of Shikhar Dhawan.
India is dominating the Sri Lanka team in the bilateral series. 18 ODI series have been played between the two since 1982. In this, India has captured 13 series. The Sri Lankan team has so far won only two bilateral series against India. Sri Lanka has not been able to win an ODI series from India for 24 years.
Sri Lanka last defeated India in a bilateral series in 1997 under the captaincy of Arjuna Ranatunga. After this, he has not got a win against India in the bilateral series. Now India's second-ranked team under the leadership of Shikhar Dhawan will take on Sri Lanka. Although it also looks stronger than the Sri Lankan team.
Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Vice-Captain), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Rituraj Gaikwad, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, Krishnappa Gautam, Kunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakraborty, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, and Chetan Sakaria.