The Indian team has been selected for the ODI and T20 series to be played on the tour of Sri Lanka next month. Rajasthan's Chahar brothers (Deepak Chahar and Rahul Chahar) have also been included in this team. The captaincy of the team has been handed over to veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan.
While fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been given the responsibility of vice-captain. At the same time, IPL stars Nitish Rana, Devdutt Padikkal, Rituraj, and Chetan Sakariya have been included in the Indian team for the first time. On the Sri Lanka tour, the Indian team has to play three ODIs and T20 of the same number of matches.
Indian squad: Shikhar Dhawan (C), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (VC), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, R Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan (wk), S Samson (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, K Gautam, Kunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, V Chakraborty, Deepak Chahar, N Saini, and Chetan Sakaria.
???? NEWS ????: The All-India Senior Selection Committee picked the Indian squad for the 3-match ODI series & the 3-match T20I series against Sri Lanka in July. #TeamIndia
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 10, 2021
Net Bowlers: Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore, Simarjit Singh.