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India Tour Sri Lanka 2021: India Squad, Match Schedule, Venue, Results

India Tour Sri Lanka 2021

The All India Selection Committee of BCCI just announced the 20 member India squad for  Sri Lanka Tour 2021 to be played in the last two weeks of July.

The Men in Blue under the leadership of Shikhar Dhawan will travel to Sri Lanka for three ODIs and three T20Is.

Dhawan will be assisted by medium pacer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, who recently missed out the WTC Final selection.

Some newly fresh faces included in the squad are Nitish Rana, K. Gowtham, Chetan Sakariya, and Ruturaj Gaikwad.

Key Points:

  • Shikhar Dhawan will lead the team
  • Bhuvaneshwar Kumar will be the vice-captain for this India Sri Lanka Tour 2021.
  • 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is to be played
  • 1st match (ODI) on 13th July
  • Last Match (T20) on 25th July

The new fresh faces under the leadership of Shikhar Dhawan will test the bench strength of India. All the senior key players like Kohli, Rohit, Bumrah, KL Rahul, Pant, Jadeja will be missing in this tour due to World Test Championship final on 18th June 2021 that will take place in England and then in the later part in the month of August, since five test matches will be played against England, the team will stay back in England.

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India Squad for Sri Lanka Tour 2021

Here is the complete India tour of Sri Lanka 2021 Players List.

Batsmen

India Squad for Sri Lanka Tour 2021

Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Prithwi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Suryakumar Yadav, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Manish Pandey, Nitish Rana

All-Rounders

India Tour Sri Lanka 2021 Squad

Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, K. Gowtham

Wicket-Keepers

Ishan Kishan and Sanju Samson

Bowlers

India vs Sri Lanka 2021 Squad

Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vice-captain), Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Chetan Sakariya, Navdeep Saini, Varun Chakaravarthy

India vs Sri Lanka 2021 Schedule

The India vs Sri Lanka Tour will start with the ODIs from 13th July 2021. After the completion of the ODIs, the T20 matches will be played form 21st July 2021.

India vs Sri Lanka 2021 ODI

India Tour Sri Lanka 2021 ODI Schedule

  • 1st ODI: 13 July 2021 at 1:30 PM (IST)
  • 2nd ODI: 16 July 2021 at 1:30 PM (IST)
  • 3rd ODI: 18 July 2021 at 1:30 PM (IST)

All the matches were rescheduled due to COVID-19.

Rescheduled as follows:

  • 1st ODI: 18 July 2021 at 1:30 PM (IST)
  • 2nd ODI: 20 July 2021 at 1:30 PM (IST)
  • 3rd ODI: 23 July 2021 at 1:30 PM (IST)

India vs Sri Lanka 2021 T20

India Tour Sri Lanka 2021 T20I Schedule

  • 1st T20I: 21 July 2021 at 7:00 PM (IST)
  • 2nd T20I: 23 July 2021 at 7:00 PM (IST)
  • 3rd T20I: 25 July 2021 at 7:00 PM (IST)

Rescheduled as follows:

  • 1st T20I: 25 July 2021 at 7:00 PM (IST)
  • 2nd T20I: 28 July 2021 at 7:00 PM (IST)
  • 3rd T20I: 29 July 2021 at 7:00 PM (IST)

As we know the life threatening COVID-19 virus is still affecting the people. So to keep the players safe and secure, and exposing less to the outside world, the matches will be scheduled at a single venue. All the matches will be played at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

India vs Sri Lanka 2021 Match Live Streaming

All the India vs Sri Lanka matches can be live streamed in Hotstar mobile App (VIP Plan required). You can also watch the live matches on the television on Star Sports Networks.

India vs Sri Lanka 2021 Match Results

India won the ODI series very comfortably by 2-1.

There was a tough competition from the host, and as a result the young Indian team under the leadership S. Dhawan and Rahul Dravid (Coach) lost by 2-1.

India vs Sri Lanka 2021 ODI Match Results

1st ODI: India won by 7 wickets
2nd ODI: India won by 3 wickets
3rd ODI: Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets (D/L method)

India vs Sri Lanka 2021 T20 Match Results

1st T20I: India won by 38 runs
2nd T20I: Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets
3rd T20I: Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets

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