Colombo, June 11 – Sri Lanka Cricket today confirmed the arrival of the National Team of India on 28th June 2021, to play a white-ball series.
The tour consisting of 03 ODIs and 03 T20i matches marks the arrival of India (men’s) National Team, to Sri Lanka, after a lapse of just over 03 years.
Its previous visit was in March 2018, when they took part in the ‘Nidahas Trophy’ Tri-Nation contest.
‘I am confident this series is going to attract the attention of the cricketing world, as both teams, which have excelled in the shorter formats of the game, plays an exciting brand of cricket, thus bringing joy to the fans,’ said Mr. Ashley De Silva, CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket.
The contest is also going to play a vital part in Sri Lanka teams ongoing preparations aiming at the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup and also the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, scheduled to take place later this year.
The tour will be held under a Bio-Secure Environment.
The Indian Team’s schedule before the series commencement
– Room Quarantine from 29th June to 1st July, 2021
– Quarantine / Practice from 2nd to 04th July, 2021
– Practice / Rest from 05th to 12th July, 2021
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