The series between India and Sri Lanka (India vs Sri Lanka Series 2021) will start from July 18.
Indias team will play a series of 3 ODIs and 3 T20 matches against Sri Lanka.
Shikhar Dhawan is going to captain the Indian team for the series against Sri Lanka, while Rahul Dravid is in the role of coach.
The first ODI match will be played on 18 July in Colombo. The players of the Indian team are eagerly waiting to play the series against Sri Lanka.
Many young players have been selected for the series against Sri Lanka.
It is going to be interesting to see which of those players can get a chance to debut.
Players like Devdutt Padikkal, Rituraj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana, Krishnappa Gautam, Chetan Sakariya and Varun Chakravarthy got the chance to wear the Indian team jersey for the first time for the series against Sri Lanka.
In view of the T20 World Cup, the BCCI has sent the team to Sri Lanka with new players.
Captain Dhawan will have to perform well in this series to cement his place in the T20 World Cup.
Shikhar Dhawan has played a total of 16 ODIs against Sri Lanka in which he has scored 983 runs.
Dhawan has 4 centuries and 5 half-centuries to his name against Sri Lanka.
Hardik Pandyas performance has dropped for some time now. Looking at the T20 World Cup, he will have to show his talent in this series as an all-rounder.
Pandya has not been bowling during the match for some time now but against Sri Lanka he will have to contribute as a bowler as well.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar was not included in Indias first-rate squad for the World Test Championship and the tour of England.
After which everyone was surprised. Bhuvis deficiency was clearly visible in the final of the Test Championship.
In such a situation, Bhuvi will now try to open the eyes of the selectors by doing wonders with his bowling against Sri Lanka.
Apart from the young players, this series is going to be very important for Suryakumar Yadav and Prithvi Shaw.
Looking at the T20 World Cup, everyones eyes will be on Yadav and Shaw.
Let us tell you that the ODI matches between India and Sri Lanka will be played from 3:00 pm and T20 matches will be played from 8:00 pm according to Indias time.