India name five uncapped players for SL tour | Daily News

India name five uncapped players for SL tour

India have announced a 20-man squad for next month's limited overs tour of Sri Lanka, with Shikhar Dhawan named captain.

Dhawan will lead what is an inexperienced side with many of India's big names in England for the ICC World Test Championship final and five-match Test series against England. Five uncapped players have been added to the squad with Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana, K Gowtham and Chetan Sakariya in line to make their international debuts.

Five net bowlers have also been named in the touring party including Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, R. Sai Kishore and Simarjeet Singh.

The tour starts with three ODI matches followed by three T20Is, beginning on July 13.

All matches will be played at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

Tour schedule:

June 28: India Team arrives in Sri Lanka
July 13: 1st ODI (Day/Night)
July 16: 2nd ODI (Day/Night)
July 18: 3rd ODI (Day/Night)

July 21: 1st T20I (Night)
July 23: 2nd T20I (Night)
July 25: 3rd T20I (Night)

July 26: India Team departs.


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