Indian Team for Lanka-Tour to be picked on July 23

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Mumbai:The India team is all set to tour Sri Lanka in the month of august. According to PTI, BCCI is scheduled to meet on July 23 in Delhi to select the team that goes for a three-match Test series in Sri Lanka. Both India and Sri Lanka are currently busy with their respective series against Zimbabwe and Pakistan, which will end on July 19 and August 1, respectively.

A-class players like Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan who didn’t make it to the ODI series against Zimbabwe will be hoping to get a chance in the team.Although, India suffered an unfortunate and shameful loss in the hands of the inspired Bangladesh team not much is assumed to be changed in the team for the Sri Lankan tour.

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Senior players, most significantly Harbhajan Singh might have a tiny possibility of getting benched after the veteran produced poor performance in the ODI series against Zimbabwe, managing to gather only four wickets. However, he can’t be ruled out based on his ODI performance because he was one of the rarest Indian players who produced a great show against Bangladesh in the Test as well as ODI series. Before the test series starts, India will play a three-day warm up match against Sri Lanka Chairman’s XI at the Premadasa Stadium.

Schedule:

August 12 – 16 – 1st Test at Galle

August 20 – 24 – 2nd Test at Colombo

August 28 – September 1 – 3rd Test at Colombo.

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