On Thursday, the editorial of the Indian veteran Shekhar Dhawan has been handed the responsibility to lead the 20-man squad for the White Ball Tour of Sri Lanka Starting July 13th. “Men in Blue” will play three player One Day Internationals (ODIs) and several T20 Internationals (T20Is) in a limited battle against the islanders.
After being awarded the role to lead India’s team, Dhawan shared his reaction, stating that he was humbled to have the opportunity to lead India’s national cricket team.
On Twitter, Dhawan shared his photo and wrote: “Humblely the opportunity to lead my country (the flag of India). Thank you for all your best wishes.”
Humbly for the opportunity to lead my country I thank you for all your wishes pic.twitter.com/SbywALBTwZ
– Shekhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) June 11, 2021
Dhawan played 142 ODIs and 65 T20Is in his glorified international career, racking up 5,977 and 1,673 runs respectively. The left batter broke 17 hundreds and 32 half-century in over 50 shape. He is the fifth Indian to score that many tons in ODIs after that. Sachin Tendulkar (49), Virat Kohli (43), Rohit Sharma (29). And the Seraf Ganguly (22).
When it comes to the shortest formula, Dhawan managed an 11 half-century, and 92 was his best result. He is India’s third highest rider in T20Is after Kohli (3159) and Rohit (2864).
Back on the team, the selectors have picked some new faces for the Sri Lanka tour as the UK (UK) main side prepares for 2021 World Championship (WTC) Final vs New Zealand and a five-match Test series against England.
Some of the new faces selected in costume are Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana, Krishnappa Gowtham, And the chitan sugar. apart from them, Ishaan Burrell, Sandeep Warrier, Archdeep Singh, Sai Kishore, Semarjit Singh They were chosen as netball players.
“The All India High Selection Committee has selected the Indian team for the 3-match ODI series and the 3-match T20I series against Sri Lanka scheduled for July. All matches will be played at the R Premadasa International Cricket Ground, Colombo” The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry said in a statement.