Dhawan To Lead India On Sri Lanka Tour, Hardik In Squad
Mumbai: Shikhar Dhawan will captain India on a six-match white-ball tour of Sri Lanka in July, the Indian cricket board announced on Thursday. Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be vice-captain of the 20-member squad announced. Five net bowlers have also been picked.
The all-India senior selection committee picked the squad for three ODIs and three T20I series, to be played between July 13 and 25, said a statement from the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
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
Itinerary (all matches will be played at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo):
1st ODI 13th July
2nd ODI 16th July
3rd ODI 18th July
1st T20I 21st July
2nd T20I 23rd July
3rd T20I 25th July