India vs Sri Lanka Series Schedule | India vs Sri Lanka ODI series to start on July 18 India Tour of Sri Lanka 2021 BCCI Secretary Jay Shah officially announced the new date for the India-Sri Lanka series
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- India and Sri Lanka will meet in ODI series soon
- India vs Sri Lanka ODI series date fixed
- Earlier this series was to start from July 13.
The Indian team is on the Sri Lanka tour, where the three-match ODI series was to begin from July 13. But after several cases of corona infection in the Sri Lankan camp, it has been decided to extend the date of the series. Recently it was said that the ODI series will start from July 17, but now the speculation is over. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has officially announced that the first match of the ODI series will be played from July 18. The second match will be on 20 July and the third ODI on 23 July. The Sri Lanka board had requested a change in the schedule, which was accepted by the BCCI.
batting coach corona positive
BCCI Sachin Jay Shah confirmed to ANI on Saturday that the India-Sri Lanka ODI series will start from July 18 due to Corona cases in the Sri Lankan camp. Let us tell you that Sri Lanka’s batting coach Grant Flower and the team’s performance analyst Shirantha Niroshan were found corona infected after returning from the tour of England. However, the retest of the rest of the team members has come out negative. But the Sri Lanka board wants the players to stay in the quarantine period for a few more days for their own safety.
Dhawan will take over the command of Team India
After the ODI series, the India-Sri Lanka team will also play a three-match T20 series from July 25. Team India will be commanded by Shikhar Dhawan on the Sri Lanka tour. At the same time, Rahul Dravid has gone to Sri Lanka with the team as head coach. The Indian squad consists of 20 players and five net bowlers.
India’s squad for Sri Lanka tour
Shikhar Dhawan (capt), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vice captain), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, R Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, K Gautam, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakraborty, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini and Chetan Sakaria.
Net Bowlers: Ishaan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore and Simarjit Singh.
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