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Sri Lanka tour of India 2023: Hardik Pandya will be the captain, Schedule

By Kaif - December 26, 2022 - Last updated on Dec 26, 2022 12:27 PM
Sri Lanka tour of India 2023: Hardik Pandya will be the captain, Schedule

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Sri Lanka tour of India 2023, Hardik Pandya will be the captain, Schedule, T20 Squad, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma can get rest

The new year will start with instant cricket for Team India. In fact, the Asian champion Sri Lankan team is coming on a tour of India. Apart from 3 T20Is, the team will also play 3 ODIs on this tour.

Team Indias Bangladesh tour has come to an end. Even though the innings of Ravichandran Ashwin and Shreyas Iyer may have given victory to Team India in the second Test match played in Mirpur, many questions have been raised regarding the performance of the team.

In the second Test, Team India had a target of 145 runs, but the batsmen failed to achieve it, thanks to Ashwin and Iyer, who shared a 71-run partnership for the 8th wicket to give the team a 3-wicket win.

With this victory, the team also avenged the defeat in the ODI series and took another strong step towards reaching the final of the World Test Championship by winning the Test series 2-0.

Sri Lanka tour of India 2023

IND vs SL, The year 2023 is very special for Team India because this year the team has to play the World Cup. It will start with the Sri Lanka tour. In the beginning of January itself, the Sri Lankan team is coming on a tour of India, where it will play ODI series apart from T20Is.

The T20 series will begin on January 3, while the ODI series will begin on January 10.

KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma can get a rest

The place of opener batsman KL Rahul in the T20 team is also not confirmed. It is believed that he can be dropped from the series against Sri Lanka. Rahuls recent form in this format has been very poor. He has scored two half-centuries in the last six innings, but both against a relatively weak team. Rahul scored four against Pakistan, nine against Netherlands, nine against South Africa, 50 against Bangladesh, 51 against Zimbabwe and five against England.

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Image Source: KL Rahul-BCCI

Also Read: India won 18th consecutive Test series in Asia

It is not decided to play Indian captain Rohit Sharma in the T20 series against Sri Lanka. His finger injury has not healed yet. In such a situation, all-rounder Hardik Pandya can be seen captaining.

Hardik Pandya will be the captain, Rohit Sharma, who was ruled out of the Test series against Bangladesh due to injury, is finding it difficult to play in T20Is.

This means that Team India, under the leadership of Hardik Pandya, will take on the Asian champions Sri Lanka. There will be a T20I series of first 3 matches, after that a series of 3 ODIs will also be played. Rohit Sharma is expected to be available for the ODI series. Although the team has not been announced for this yet.

Sri Lanka tour of India 2023 Schedule

Sri Lanka tour of India Match Schedule
3 Jan/7:00 PMIND vs SL, 1st T20IMumbai
5 Jan/7:00 PMIND vs SL, 2nd T20IPune
7 Jan/7:00 PMIND vs SL, 3rd T20IRajkot
10 Jan/2:00 PMIND vs SL, 1st ODIGuwahati
12 Jan/2:00 PMIND vs SL, 2nd ODIKolkata
15 Jan/2:00 PMIND vs SL, 3rd ODITrivandrum

IND vs SL (India vs Sri Lanka) T20 Squad

India (IND) Possible Playing 11, 1. Ishan Kishan, 2. Rishabh Pant(WK), 3. Virat Kohli, 4. Suryakumar Yadav, 5. Ravindra Jadeja, 6. Deepak Hooda, 7. Hardik Pandya (C), 8. Ravichandran Ashwin, 9. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 10. Yuzvendra Chahal, 11. Arshdeep Singh.

Sri Lanka (SL) Possible Playing 11, 1. Kusal Mendis(WK), 2. Pathum Nissanka, 3. Charith Asalanka, 4. Danushka Gunathilaka, 5. Bhanuka Rajapaksa, 6. Dasun Shanaka(C), 7. Wanindu Hasaranga, 8. Chamika Karunaratne, 9. Maheesh Theekshana, 10. Dilshan Madushanka, 11. Asitha Fernando.

Also Read: Team India Upcoming Cricket Match Schedule

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