Chetan Sharma-led All India senior selection committee has announced Team India’s squad for their upcoming white-ball series against Sri Lanka on Saturday.
Rohit Sharma, who was appointed as India’s white-ball captain a couple of months back, has been named as the full-time captain in the red-ball format as well. It means Rohit Sharma will now lead team India in all the three formats.
Jasprit Bumrah has been appointed as T20 & Test vice-captain for the upcoming Sri Lanka series as KL Rahul ruled out of the series due to hamstring injury.
Key Omission & Additions To The Team
- Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane dropped from the Test squad.
- Sanju Samson has been added in T20I squad.
- Ravindra Jadeja is also making a comeback after recovering from an injury.
- Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant have been rested for the T20 series against Sri Lanka.
India’s squad for the Sri Lanka T20I series:
Rohit Sharma (C), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Bhuvneshwar, Chahar, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Sanju Samson, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Avesh Khan
India’s Squad for the Sri Lanka Test series:
Rohit Sharma (C), Mayank Agarwal, Priyank Panchal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant, KS Bharat, Ashwin (fitness), Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Kuldeep, Bumrah (VC), Shami, Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Sourabh Kumar.
India vs Sri Lanka T20I Schedule:
1st T20I: Feb 24 – Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
2nd T20I: Feb 26 – Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
3rd T20I: Feb 27 – Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
India vs Sri Lanka Test series:
1st Test: Mar 4 to Mar 8 – Mohali
2nd Test: Mar 12 to Mar 16 – Bengaluru