INDIA TOUR OF SRI LANKA, 2021 by Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Share Tweet Shikhar Dhawan has been handed captaincy for the six-game tour © Getty Shikhar Dhawan has been named captain for India’s tour of Sri Lanka , starting July 13, where they play three ODIs and three T20Is. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been named Dhawan’s deputy. With several white-ball regulars away with Test squad in England at the same time, the BCCI has rewarded several domestic performers with an India call-up. India’s squad : 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 Karnataka opener Devdutt Padikkal, who has been in rollicking form in white-ball cricket in the domestic circuit as well as the IPL, has been drafted in. Maharashtra and CSK opener Ruturaj Gaikwad has also made the cut. Also back in the national side mix is Prithvi Shaw, who top-scored for Mumbai with a whopping 827 run-tally to… Read full this story
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