Ind Vs Sl Indian Team Announced For T20 And Test Series Against Sri Lanka Rohit Sharma Appointed New Test Captain

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The Indian team has been announced for the three T20 and two test matches against Sri Lanka. The squad was announced by BCCI chief selector Chetan Sharma on Saturday (February 19). During this, Rohit Sharma has been announced as the new captain of the Indian Test team.

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The Indian team has been announced for the three T20 and two Test series against Sri Lanka. The team was announced by Chetan Sharma, chief selector of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday (February 19). During this, Rohit Sharma has been announced as the new captain of the Indian Test team. He will be India’s 35th captain in Tests. Chetan Sharma said- KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant and Jasprit Bumrah will be ready as the next Test captains while playing under Rohit’s captaincy. Any one of these three will lead India in future. Rohit’s focus is more on T20 and ODI World Cup.

Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant have been rested for the third T20I against West Indies and the entire T20I series against Sri Lanka. Shardul has been rested for the T20 and Test series against Sri Lanka. Uttar Pradesh’s left-arm spinner Saurabh Kumar has been included in the Indian Test team for the first time. He went to South Africa as a standby.

Rahane and Pujara out of Test squad
Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara have been dropped from the Test squad. Chetan Sharma said at the time of the team announcement that both have been ruled out of the Test series against Sri Lanka only. They are playing Ranji Trophy. It is a good thing that two big players of India are playing in Ranji.
Rahul and Sundar injured, Bumrah vice-captain in T20 and Test
Opening batsman KL Rahul, who captained the Indian Test team in South Africa, and all-rounder Washington Sundar have been ruled out of the T20 and Test series against Sri Lanka for being unfit. In place of Rahul, Bumrah will be the vice-captain of Team India in Test and T20 series.

Rohit Sharma has already become captain in T20 and ODI
Before the T20 World Cup last year, Virat Kohli announced to step down from the captaincy of the shortest format of cricket. After the World Cup, Rohit Sharma was made the captain of T20 first and then ODI. Kohli had also resigned from the Test captaincy after a 1-2 loss in the three-Test series on the South Africa tour. Now Rohit has been given a chance to lead in the longest format as well.

T20 Team: Rohit Sharma (capt), Rituraj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Jasprit Bumrah (vc), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Sanju Samson (wk) , Ravindra Jadeja, Ravi Bishnoi, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav and Avesh Khan.

Test Team: Rohit Sharma (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Priyank Panchal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant, KS Bharat, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah (vice-captain), Mohammed Shami , Mohammad Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Saurabh Kumar.

India and Sri Lanka series schedule
Sri Lankan team will play three T20 and two Test matches on the tour of India. The first T20 match will be played in Lucknow on 24 February. After this, two T20 matches will be played in Dharamsala on 26 and 27 February. The Test series will begin in Mohali. The first match will be played from March 4 to March 8. After this, the second and final Test will be held in Bengaluru from March 12 to 16.

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The Indian team has been announced for the three T20 and two Test series against Sri Lanka. The team was announced by Chetan Sharma, chief selector of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday (February 19). During this, Rohit Sharma has been announced as the new captain of the Indian Test team. He will be India’s 35th captain in Tests. Chetan Sharma said- KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant and Jasprit Bumrah will be ready as the next Test captains while playing under Rohit’s captaincy. Any one of these three will lead India in future. Rohit’s focus is more on T20 and ODI World Cup.

Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant have been rested for the third T20I against West Indies and the entire T20I series against Sri Lanka. Shardul has been rested for the T20 and Test series against Sri Lanka. Uttar Pradesh’s left-arm spinner Saurabh Kumar has been included in the Indian Test team for the first time. He went to South Africa as a standby.

Rahane and Pujara out of Test squad

Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara have been dropped from the Test squad. Chetan Sharma said at the time of the team announcement that both have been ruled out of the Test series against Sri Lanka only. They are playing Ranji Trophy. It is a good thing that two big players of India are playing in Ranji.

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