The Indian team will play three intra-crew games in Colombo as groundwork for the restricted overs arrangement against Sri Lanka.
Above all, the group will go through a 14-day isolate in India (seven days of hard and seven days of delicate isolate) from Monday prior to going through another period of isolate in Colombo.
Addressing ANI, sources up to date of advancements in the Lankan board affirmed that the Indian players needed to play some training games, yet the COVID-19 circumstance implied it must be intra-crew games and not against a Sri Lanka ‘A’ group.
“The Indians wanted to play some warm-up games against the ‘A’ team or a team that could be arranged, but the COVID-19 protocols made that a little difficult and that is when a request went to BCCI to play intra-squad games. So, the Indian team will now play one T20 game and two one-day games to prepare for the limited-overs series,” quoted by Source.
Back to arrangements in India, the group will amass on Monday and go through seven days of hard isolate and seven days of delicate isolate with indoor preparing. The group leaves for Colombo on June 28.
“The boys will assemble on Monday and undergo 14 days of quarantine with regular testing. While the first seven days will be hard quarantine, the players can then train indoors for the next seven days. Post that they leave for Colombo,”said by One of the BCCI Officials.
The second string of Men In Blue are again set to go through 3 days of hard isolate in Colombo prior to preparing in isolate till July 4. From that point onward, they will be permitted to prepare ordinarily before the arrangement gets in progress on July 13 in Colombo.
“As per the plan, the team after reaching Colombo will be in hard quarantine for three days before starting to train in quarantine till July 4. Post this period they can train normally in the bubble till July 12 and also play the intra-squad games,” further added by Officials.
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The All-India Senior Selection Committee on Thursday picked the players for the 3-match ODI arrangement and 3-match T20I arrangement. The group will be led by Dhawan with Bhuvneshwar Kumar being picked as the vice captain..
All matches will be played at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo. Prithvi Shaw has acquired a call-up into the white-ball crew. Opening players Devdutt Padikkal and Ruturaj Gaikwad have additionally been named in the crew.
Varun Chakravarthy, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, K Gowtham have been picked as the spinners while the youthful speedster Chetan Sakariya, who dazzled everybody in the Indian Premier League (IPL), has additionally procured a spot in the crew.