Ind vs SL Second T20I: Indian team to play the second T20 match against Sri Lanka in Dharamshala stadium today. Team India’s eyes on winning the seventh consecutive series on the home ground. India won the first T20 match by 62 runs played in Lucknow. When the Indian team will play the second T20 against Sri Lanka on Saturday. It will come with the hope of winning the seventh consecutive series. Captain Rohit Sharma would not like to leave any gap in this. For this, he would like to take his 11 great players on the field. Not only this, but the Indian team would also like to avenge the defeat on Sri Lankan soil last year.
Close to the record for most wins
India is close to the record for most consecutive wins. The team has registered ten consecutive victories. Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, if India clean sweep the Sri Lankan team in the series, then they will get 12 consecutive wins. At present, the record of 12 consecutive wins is in the name of Afghanistan and Romania.
Fernando and Theekshana are out, Binura got fit
Sri Lankan spinner Mahish Teekshana and fast bowler Avishka Fernando have been ruled out of the remaining two matches of the T20I series against India due to injuries. Niroshan Dickwella and Dhananjay de Silva have been included in the squad for the rest of the series.
However, there is good news for Sri Lanka that fast bowler Binura Fernando, who was found corona positive in Australia, has become fully fit. And he will be available for selection in the second T20I, while Kusal Mendis will be fit only till the Test series.
India in 6 home series
|Won by 2-1
|Won by 2-1
|Won by 2-0
|Won by 3-2
|Won by 3-0
|Won by 3-0
Test teams announced
Sri Lanka on Friday announced the squad for the two-match Test series against India. The team includes Dimuth Karunaratne (captain), Pathum Nissanka, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Charith Asalanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrema, Lasith Embuldeniya and Ramesh Mendis.
Rohit Sharma (c), Mayank Agarwal, Priyank Panchal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant, KS Bharat, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Jaspreet Bumrah, Md. Shami, Md. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Saurabh Kumar.
BCCI may send notice to Saha
Wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha may be in new trouble. According to a report, BCCI is considering sending a notice to Saha. Annoyed by being dropped from the Test series against Sri Lanka, Saha made a statement against BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and the Indian team’s head coach Rahul Dravid. BCCI is considering answering questions from Saha on this matter.