The dates for India’s much-awaited limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka have been introduced. The groups will play three ODIs and three T20Is between July 13 and 25.
India and Sri Lanka will likely be taking part in three ODIs on July 13, 16 and 18, respectively. The ODIs will likely be adopted by three T20Is, which will likely be performed on July 21, 23 and 25.
The Indian gamers, who’re a part of the tour to England for the World Take a look at Championship (WTC) last and the five-Take a look at collection, won’t take part within the Sri Lanka tour.
Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya are within the fray for India’s captaincy for the limited-overs tour. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and a completely match Shreyas Iyer are different captaincy choices.
India are at present ranked No. 3 within the ICC ODI Rankings, whereas Sri Lanka languish in ninth spot after their collection defeat in Bangladesh.
Rahul Dravid to be India’s head coach in Sri Lanka
Within the absence of head coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun and batting coach Vikram Rathour, Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA) head Rahul Dravid will coach the Indian aspect on their July tour of Sri Lanka.
The previous India captain was India’s batting advisor in the course of the England tour in 2014.
“The Staff India teaching employees will likely be within the UK, and it’s best that the younger crew is guided by Dravid as he has already labored with nearly all of India’ A’ boys. The consolation the kids share with him will likely be an added benefit,” an official was quoted by ANI.
Dravid was appointed NCA head in 2019. Earlier than that, he was the coach of India’s Beneath-19 and A groups since 2019.
He was the coach of the India U-19 aspect that received the World Cup in 2018 and is commonly credited for India’s phenomenal bench energy.