Team Indian can try to continue their winning momentum and also try to start this decade with a winning note. After the world cup 2019, India haven’t lost a bilateral series. Now, the Indian cricket team will play their next two series at home against Sri Lanka and Australia, respectively. The Sri Lanka series will start from January 05. Here we can provide the Possible playing XI of Team India for the first T20I vs Sri Lanka.
In the Opening, Shikhar Dhawan returned from Injury while Rohit Sharma takes rest from this series. So KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan will open the Inning for India while Captain Virat Kohli to bat at Number three. Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant are the middle order batsmen while Pant will also do wicket-keeping.
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Deepak Chahar has not parted of this series because of injury while Jasprit Bumrah returns from the Injury. Along with Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur and Navdeep Saini are the fast bowling options. With the return of Jasprit Bumrah, Team India is looking so strong. Shivam Dube and Washington Sundar are two all-rounder options.
Here is the possible playing XI of team India for the 1st T20I vs Sri Lanka
Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Lokesh Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav.
Team India’s squad for Sri Lanka series
Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Manish Pandey, Washington Sundar, Sanju Samson.
Schedule of Sri Lanka tour of India
1st T20I: January 05, Guwahati
2nd T20I: January 07, Indore
3rd T20l: January 10, Pune