The Indian cricket team is to go on a tour of Sri Lanka next month. Team India has to play 3 ODIs and as many T20 matches on this tour. The schedule of the team going on this tour has been revealed. The key players of the Indian team are currently on a tour of England, which also includes captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma. The team selection for both the formats is expected to be done by the end of this month.
Speculations have been made for a long time about when the team going to tour Sri Lanka will be selected and who will be the captain of this team. Now after the team's tour schedule has come out, the picture has become much clearer. During the Corona period, the team has to be quarantined in India before the foreign tour and then even after reaching the tour, it has to stay in the hotel for a few days. For this reason, the period of selection of the team and its departure on the tour has also been extended.
When will the team be selected, who can be the captain
Indian players will have to stay in quarantine in India for two weeks and then spend at least 5 days in a similar hotel in Sri Lanka. In such a situation, it is expected that the team can be selected by the 15th or 16th of this month. In the absence of Virat and Rohit, veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan can be given the responsibility of captaincy. There is news of Team India leaving for Sri Lanka from Chennai around July 3.
Sri Lanka tour itinerary
The three ODIs will be played on July 13, 16 and 18. The T20 series will start from July 21 and the next two matches will be played on July 23 and 25. All the matches will be played at the same ground at Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.