Young Indian side to take on Srilanka from July 13 in 3 ODI's &T20I's
Monday, 7 June 2021 (19:45 IST)
New Delhi: A second string India cricket team will play three ODIs and as many T20Is in Sri Lanka between July 13 to 25, broadcaster Sony announced on Monday.
'Indian waves will crash against the Sri Lankan shore with #JeetneKiZid,' Sony Sports tweeted with the schedule.
The ODIs will take place on July 13, 16 and 18 while the T20Is will be played on July 21, 23 and 25.
Howevder, the venues for the the matches are not yet announced.Indian selectors are expected to pick plenty of fringe players for the white ball series in absence of regular members.
Many seniors players including Virat Kohli are already in UK for the World Test Championship final against New Zealand from June 18 and the subsequent five-match Test series against England, beginning August 4.
National Cricket Academy head and former India captain Rahul Dravid is likely to be the head coach of the Indian white-ball squad that will tour Sri Lanka in July.
Having coached several India A and Under-19 sides over the last few years, Dravid will already be familiar with numerous India players who are likely to be picked for the Sri Lanka tour.
Many uncapped players are expected to get a chance to represent Team india. The lads will be lead by Shikhar Dhawan as far as news from sources are concerned.(UNI)