Shikhar Dhawan will take the helm in Virat Kohli’s absence within the upcoming limited-over sequence towards Sri Lanka, which is scheduled to happen in July. The match can be performed within the absence of senior gamers, who’re at the moment in England gearing up for the World Check Championship last towards New Zealand, adopted by a gruelling Check sequence towards the hosts and the .
The group will play three ODIs, ranging from July 13. The second and the third ODI can be performed on July 16 and July 18. After the conclusion of the 50-over format, the motion will shift to the shortest format of the sport, ranging from July 21. The second and third T20Is will happen on July 23 and July 25 respectively.
Dhawan welcomed his elevation as a caption with a thanking be aware on social media. “Humbled by the chance to steer my nation. Thanks for all of your needs,” the left-handed batsman tweeted.
Humbled by the chance to steer my nation Thanks for all of your needs pic.twitter.com/SbywALBTwZ
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) June 11, 2021
Dhawan had final led the facet again in 2013, whereas enjoying a Checklist A recreation for Delhi towards England XI. The 35-year-old has earlier captained in seven Checklist A video games.
Final time Shikhar Dhawan captained in a Checklist A recreation was on January 8, 2013 for Delhi v England XI. Dhawan has captained in solely 7 Checklist A video games
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) June 11, 2021
Congratulations Gabbar @SDhawan25 for India captaincy for Lanka tour. Pleased for @BhuviOfficial who can be his deputy. Properly executed Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana, Okay Gowtham and Chetan Sakariya for making it to Indian group for the primary time. Greatest needs to all of you.
— R P Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) June 10, 2021
— Munaf Patel (@munafpa99881129) June 10, 2021
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, Okay Gowtham, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Vice-captain), Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Chetan Sakariya
Internet Bowlers: Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore, Simarjeet Singh