Team India will feature in 3 match T20I series followed by 3 match ODI series in Srilanka in upcoming July 2021. BCCI will send their second string team consisting some white ball specialist players because the other main team will busy to play test cricket in England.
Likes of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah including many other player to miss this white ball series. It will be great opportunity for many youngsters. While Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan will tour Srilanka for ODI’s and T20Is.
India's tour to Srilanka
|1||Srilanka v India, 1st ODI||13 July||Colombo|
|2||Srilanka v India, 2nd ODI||16 July||Colombo|
|3||Srilanka v India, 3rd ODI||18 July||Colombo|
|4||Srilanka v India, 1st T20I||21 July||Colombo|
|5||Srilanka v India, 2nd T20I||23 July||Colombo|
|6||Srilanka v India, 3rd T20I||25 July||Colombo|
Probable squad of India for Srilanka White Ball tour :
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer (c), Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Tewatia, Deepak Chahar, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Rahul Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Varun Chakravarthy
Prithvi Shaw is most likely to open for India in both formats of this tour. While Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya and Ishan Kishan will feature in middle order. Bhuvaneshwar Kumar alongwith Yuzi Chahal will be the first choice bowlers for selectors.
Expected Debut in ODIs :
Ishan Kishan including his Mumbai Indians partner Suryakumar Yadav might get their debut cap in this tour. Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav impressed selectors with their performances in T20Is against India. Devdutt Padikkal will be another brilliant choice for selectors.
Expected debuts in T20I’s :
Avesh Khan and Harshal Patel were brilliant in this IPL season, Harshal Patel a took 17 wkts so far in this season while Avesh Khan is with 13 wickets. They may get their first chance in upcoming T20I series.
Probable XI in ODIs :
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Yuzi Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natrajan, Deepak Chahar
Probable XI in T20Is :
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Rahul Tewtia, Yuzi Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Deepak Chahar