Former Indian Skipper, Chief of NCA(National Cricket Academy) to lead the team India in the upcoming Sri Lanka series which would happen in July. For this series, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and other star players won’t be available because they would be busy playing the WTC final followed by the test series with England.
For the Sri Lanka ODI and T20I series, BCCI will send a young Indian team and this team consists of most of the players who have grown stronger under the training of Rahul Dravid. The Wall is the main reason for great bench strength.
So, he will be going with the team for the Sri Lanka tour. Shikhar Dhawan will be the Captain for this series due to the absence of injured Shreyas Iyer.
As per the ANI, three ODIs will be played on 13,16 and 19th of July followed by T20Is starting from 22-27th July. Team India will play three ODIs and three T20Is in this Sri Lankan series.
Head Coach Ravi Shashtri, bowling coach Bharat Arun and batting coach Vikram Rathore will stay with the Kohli team in England for the WTC final and England test series.
As per the latest updates, already team India has reached Mumbai to join the bio-bubble. There, the team India will be tested following covid protocols and later will fly to England. Team India will be at bio-bubble in Mumbai for a couple of weeks.