Only a week to the maiden World Test Championship final for the team India. On the other hand, the black caps have good practice with two match England series. Currently, the second day of the final and second test match between New Zealand and England is going on. And England has been bowled out for 303.
Coming to the team India, today team India has started the Intra Squad match at Southampton. For India’s practice matches, Duke balls with a special logo of ICC has been using.
Team India has split into two teams and playing one against another. Virat, Kohli and all Indian players have been sweating out on nets and field with a target of conquering the WTC final 2021 and emerge as maiden WTC 2021 title winners. The WTC final between India and New Zealand will start from 18th June onwards at Southampton.
On the other hand, BCCI has announced team for Sri Lanka ODI and T20I series. Shikhar Dhawan is the Captain and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar is the vice-captain for team India for the Sri Lankan series.
Team India for Sri Lankan tour:
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
India will play three ODIs on 13th,16th and 18th July, T20I matches on 21st, 23rd, and 25th July. All these matches will be played at Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo.
During the same time, team India under the Virat Kohli’s captaincy plays five-match Test series against England.