Colombo (Sri Lanka)India’s white-ball team led by Shikhar Dhawan took part in the first practice session in Colombo on Thursday. The official Twitter handle of BCCI shared the pictures and captioned the post – Time to hit the nets. Our first practice session in artificial light begins now. In the picture, all the Indian players including Shikhar Dhawan are seen in the practice mood. Earlier, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced the revised schedule of India’s upcoming limited overs series against Sri Lanka. “The tour of three ODIs and the same number of T20 International tours will now commence from July 18, 2021,” an official BCCI statement said.
The schedule of ODI and T20 series is as follows…The first match of the ODI series will be played on 18 July while the second match will be played on 20 July. The third and final ODI will be held on 23 July. The first match of the T20 series will be played on 25 July, the second match on 27 July and the third match on 29 July.
Team: Shikhar Dhawan (capt), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Rituraj 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, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vice-captain), Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Chetan Sakaria.
Net Bowler: Ishaan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore, Simarjit Singh.
[Attribution to NBT]